> It would make this worthwhile if we all stepped back and remembered why
> we got on this list and made a decision to focus on Eliot and poetry and
> not each other.
Regarding Nancy's response, yes, yes, yes. As someone new to the list I
am still delighted that so many fine minds are willing to devote themselves
to ongoing discussion of TSE's brilliant and still-keen body of work. I
hope you all rally in whatever way is positive so we can move on.
----- Original Message -----
From: Nancy Gish <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2002 12:39 PM
Subject: Re: Pereira's prick
> I did not see the original of this because I have had back trouble that
> makes sitting hard, so I have deleted a lot. But this is very
> and especially since Gunnar usually is very kind. I think, however, it is
> not surprising outcome of the increasing personalizing of debate and
> discussion that I find not only ungenerous but ridiculous since we do not
> even know each other for the most part except as Eliot readers. I never
> have understood why members of the list make personal attacks and often
> mean ones on people they have never met and know nothing about except
> their texts on Eliot. I am not condoning what Gunnar wrote, but it is by
> means the only or the most egregious comment I've seen here.
> Date sent: Tue, 08 Jan 2002 14:37:09 +0000
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> From: "Jose Pereira" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Pereira's prick
> Thank you very much for your extremely telling scholarly approach and
> unique definitions. It tells me a lot about your own sensitivity and tact
> in particular.
> >From: Gunnar Jauch <[log in to unmask]>
> > It is known in the profession as Pereiras Prick.
> >I herewith dedicate that name to you, Josť, you insensitive moron.
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