Thanks Peter - it looks good. I printed it to read later. Diana
> Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 15:55:49 -0800
> From: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: War and Justice
> To: [log in to unmask]
> 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.
> > Carrol
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