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Thanks.  I appreciate your astute analysis.  It does show that about the
modernists.

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From: "Jeff J" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Saturday, May 11, 2002 9:29 AM
Subject: Re: Printing of Eliot's work


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> >From: "erwin welsch" <[log in to unmask]>
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> >Subject: Re: Printing of Eliot's work
> >Date: Sat, 11 May 2002 08:30:27 -0700
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> [On Rainey's _Institutions of Modernism_]
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> >And what was you opinion after reading it?
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> I was only pointing out that he didn't edit a collection of essays--he
wrote
> them all. (I think the other essays are on Pound, Joyce and H.D.).
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> I think it's a terrific book, and a necessary one, about the relation
> between "modernism" and what Rainey (borrowing Habermas) calls the "public
> sphere." Basically, what it shows is that the modernists and those that
> published and marketed them were pretty savvy in the way they carved a
space
> for their stuff within the literary marketplace. It challenges any notion
> (whether positive or negative) of the modernists as artists only who stand
> apart from the marketplace.
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> Jeff
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