Nonetheless, I agreed with Nancy's opinion that dissociation is a
misleading term. My post in no way indicated that Pound was
psychoanalyzing Eliot. That's a ridiculous interpretation of my comment.
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On May 5, 2010, at 8:12 PM, Richard Seddon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> Good Grief
> Pound didn't get "Eliot's approval for his changes". Pound didn't
> make any
> changes to TWL. He made suggestions which have been interpreted by
> as "editing". Eliot took the majority of those suggestions to heart
> when he
> produced the poem "The Waste Land".
> I was not enjoying some joke at your expense. Your comments implied
> to me
> motives in Pound that I do not believe were part of Pound's complex
> troubled personality. Pound simply read and commented on a work of a
> friend. He did this routinely and very often for a plethora of other
> modernist writers and aspiring writers. His opinion was valued by
> most of
> the early modernists and cherished by some.
> Rick Seddon
> Portales, NM