Mr. Arcularis rides again.
Quoting Carrol Cox <[log in to unmask]>:
> Diana Manister wrote:
> > Carrol and Marcia:
> > It's not that Imagism lacks verbs, but relative to Vorticism it seems
> > static. Further, Vorticism contradicts Imagism's warning to poets to
> > "go in fear of abstractions" as well as its emphasis on the Image as
> > "that which presents an intellectual and emotional complex in an
> > instant of time."
> First you gave to give me reason to assume that the polemicizing slogans
> of the moment are something that I should pay any attention to at all in
> reading Pound's poems or in relating them to history (literary or
> otherwise). It seems to me that your concern with those slogans is
> acting as a barrier between you and the poems (and the world of
> 1910-20). Setting these big abstractions against each other takes us off
> on a voyage to Arcturus. And intellectual and emotional complex is
> clearly a tremendously ACTIVE and even violent complex.