I find the statement made by Diana true to a large
extent as far his prose works are concerned. In
poetry, I believe we see the 'artist' and in prose we
see a different person (How true is Lawrence's
statement 'Never trust the artist; trust the tale' !).
--- cr mittal <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> I'm sorry but your remark, "Eliot, though an
> imaginative genius,
> had his own divisive vision. Alas." is rather
> off-the-cuff, Diana.
> There should be no confusion on this count if one
> Lyndon Gordon's "Eliot's Early Years". I got my
> clarity on the subject from it.
> ~ CR
> Diana Manister <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> CR wrote: The human mind is so divisive;
> only Imagination harmonizes, synthesizes, and
> unites/fuses into one.
> CR: Yes, I agree. The world is terribly
> deficient in imagining oneness. Monotheisms
> proliferate, with dire effects. Reason and/or
> spirituality never hold their own against our
> species' violent territoriality.( I wonder how
> unitary Unitarianism really is?) Eliot, though an
> imaginative genius, had his own divisive vision.
> Alas. Diana
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