On 10/12/2015 9:07 AM, Carrol Cox wrote:
> Eliot's rather repellant racism is more or less a given.
Thanks for the non sequitur and the dollop of intellectualizing
dished from the fuzzy pot of "what everyone knows." Is that your
passive-aggressive way of denying that Auden's observation about poets
applies to Pound and Eliot writing each other and using the vernacular
of Joel Chandler Harris? I'm not convinced.
> Few if any U.S. poets aren't stained by it.
Really. I find that uncompelling in the first instance and in the
second, from which nations come the unbenighted poets who aren't
"stained by it"? After all, this is a world-wide forum. Isn't it rude
to be hogging all of it when there is plenty of human nature to go
around? You know, globally.
> Read up on the 1919 St. Louis Massacres.
No. You tell us why we should read up on the St Louis Massacres and
how specifically that relates to the Pound/Eliot correspondence.