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Article Contents
1 Introduction
2 Basic equations and their linearized form for large scale global modes with $\vec{m} = \mathsf{1}$
3 Normal modes
4 The motion of a low mass protoplanet in an eccentric disc
5 Response of an eccentric disc to a low mass protoplanet
6 Tidal torques in an eccentric disc
7 Discussion
Appendix 1: The time averaged potential due to a perturbing inner planet
Appendix 2: The equations of motion in two dimensional orthogonal cordinates

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