If you haven't yet, see David Chinitz's book, _T. S. Eliot and the
Cultural Divide_. It has a great deal of discussion of popular songs.
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Peter Montgomery wrote:
> The "Oed und leer" was a headline to describe the sea when the rescue
> folk got there to help.
Thanks Peter, that is the type of help I was looking for.
I do think there may be a TWL connection to an "Oed und leer" headline
(if one exists). After a previous post of this information I did a
web search on the quote and the Lusitania and checked out a book or
two but I haven't been able to get anything more specific to checkout
(like the name of the newspaper that used the headline.) I
It may be time for me to bother some experts about this.
Anybody know of some essays comparing the songs?