Indeed, I do think that factor is crucial.
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From: "Ken Armstrong" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Friday, September 01, 2006 11:25 AM
Subject: Re: Bio-graph vs. Art-o-graph
> --On Friday, September 01, 2006 12:14 AM -0700 Peter Montgomery
> <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> > 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.
> Ken A.
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