As I mentioned in another post, Eliot is from the Midwest, which when he
was there was really the West. He would be very familiar with that use.
>>> Kate Troy <[log in to unmask]> 06/07/07 3:07 PM >>>
Now, now. I didn't say that there was no one in America named Stetson.
I simply meant that Stetson sounds far more British than American.
Therefore, I doubt that Eliot was using the name as as pseudonym for an
From: Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thu, 7 Jun 2007 11:10 am
Subject: Re: "Stetson in The Waste Land"
Kate Troy wrote:
The name "Stetson" is not very American.
You mean the american who established one of the more famous companies
n americna history (in St. Joseph, MO, though it is now located in
exas) did not have an american name?
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