It's in a review of BAUDELAIRE AND THE SYMBOLISTS Peter Quennell
(Chattoe & Windus) 7s 6d net. :)
It's in CRITERION 9.35(Jan 1930):357-358.
Very useful right now.
Thanks a bunch.
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From: "Peter Montgomery" <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Re: Eliot on Arthur Symons
> Thanks to you both.
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> From: "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
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> Subject: Re: Eliot on Arthur Symons
> Nancy may have it. On the net I see a date of 1930 given for
> this statement.
> Nancy Gish wrote:
> > Maybe the Criterion, January 1930.
> > >>> [log in to unmask] 11/22/04 12:53 AM >>>
> > Anyone know the source of this excerpt?
> > "I myself owe Mr Symons a great debt; but for having read his
> > book I should not, in the year 1908, have heard of Laforgue or
> > Rimbaud; I should probably not have begun to read Verlaine;
> > and but for reading Verlaine, I should not have heard of
> > Corbière. So the Symons book is one of those which have
> > affected the course of my life." - T.S.Eliot