At 07:06 PM 9/21/2005, you wrote:
>At least one can say in Bowra's favor that--together with John Sparrow,
>F.R. Leavis, and recently departed David Daiches--he refused to be taken
>in, and genuflect in front of, Eliot's PR machine,
What baloney, Jacek. Now, I admit I still haven't pushed myself through
all of the Eliot bio's, but I don't remember one single recounting of the
"genuflection era." Taken in? Maybe they just weren't bright enough to
understand what was in front of them.