I can see how this is of interest, but fun? To laugh ironically at Eliot's pain?
I'm sorry not to see the fun. Where is it?
cr mittal wrote:
[log in to unmask] type="cite">Some fun -- by accident or design"He [Pound] wants me to bring out a Vol. after the War," Eliot enthused toAiken in late September 1914, adding ruefully: "The devil of it is that I havedone nothing good since J. A[lfred] P[rufrock]. and writhe in impotence"(LOTSE, 58). Pound immediately grasped Eliot's importance, and he wassoon laboring to get all his early poems into print. More important, hisencouragement had rekindled Eliot's ambitions...~ Lawrence Rainy, Introduction to The Annotated Waste Land