--On Friday, September 01, 2006 12:14 AM -0700 Peter Montgomery
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> The statement:
>> > Even without defining "state of mind" the
>> >statement that art comes from it
>> > seems to be a truism.
> was Diana's, not mine.
I know. To you I was (trying to) attribute your statement about "the
problem of using biography to interpret the poetry or parts of the poetry,
especially without reference to how those parts
figure in the whole." I take "figure in the whole" to be essential.