Diana Manister wrote:
>But it seems uncontestable that Eliot is often set
> out as a representative of the Apollian mode. Best, Diana
What do you mean by Apollian (Apollinian?) -- Nietzsche associates it
with dreams: in "our dreams we delight in the immediate" etc.
Nothing about Eliot is uncontestable.
And why do you think the contrast dionysian/apollinian" is relevant to
And like Marcia I remain bewildered by what you mean (in respect to
Eliot) by cold, intellectual, etc. I've not read much Eliot criticism,
but nothing in what I have read suggests such a view. The passsive voice
("is often set") screams the questions: By whom? When? Where?