Quite apart from the issue of what Kate said, why does one need
to like Eliot's personality to have a passionate interest in his
On 26 Sep 2002, at 6:10, Temur Kobakhidze <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> On Sep 26 2002, Kate Troy wrote:
> > In reality, Tom is mourning the dying class system. Those terrible
> > middle class persons, especially the American middle class, owning nice
> > houses and cars and the latest technology, with no respect for the
> > aristocracy, and the governments of Britain and America now catering to
> > them in their speeches. And everyone waits in line. He probably became a
> > British citizen because the class system in Britain lasted longer and had
> > more influence than in America.
> > Poor Tom; he would positive loathe computers, cell phones, rock music.
> > He would think the Boston Symphony absolutely corrupt for backing up the
> > Moody Blues in concert; we won't even mention the Colorado symphony
> > backing up Metallica; however, if he was gay, he may have happily
> > adjusted in the long run.
> Dear Kate,
> I am not quite sure you are fond of TSE's personality, much less of his
> poetry. What makes you read all these messages, I wonder :-))))))