--On Sunday, January 29, 2006 5:35 PM -0500 "O'Sullivan, Brian P"
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>> Is this the one time in his published poetry when he
>> couldn't control himself and blurted out, un-artfully, a blatant
Hardly. And that listers who were around for Guy Story Brown's seriatim
readings of Burbank in 1998, not to mention Pat Sloane's efforts, could say
anything in praise of Julius and against TSE in this regard is....I'm
trying to be neutral in my choice of words....beggars belief. Julius is
> What about the Jewish landlord in "Gerontion"?
Think about where that landlord is and what he is the landlord of. Any
but the most superficial reading will see that it is Christ in the stained
glass window(blistered, patched, and peeled).
I have to admit that when I saw the suggestion of a Bel Esprit scheme for
Debra San's four paragraphs, it was dispiriting. They were nice, but that's
all it takes? We don't require much, do we. And should much arrive....well,
that takes us back to '98.
> "And the jew squats on the window sill, the owner,
> Spawned in some estaminet of Antwerp,
> Blistered in Brussels, patched and peeled in London."
Remember the symbolism of the fish?