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Richard Seddon wrote:
>
> . What I am saying is that an Occult flavor of Christianity was making 
> the rounds of intellectual discussions during the early modernist years.
>
> I personally think Eliot had on his “cool dude” persona. The 
> uninvolved observer who stood back and poked fun at what he saw and 
> heard happening in the coffee shops. I think a lot of this is TSE 
> wildly pulling on Pound’s leg.
>
Rick,

While I'm not too sure about the "cool dude" characterization 
("intensely serious" and all that, etc) I'm curious about TSE pulling 
Pound's leg. When you say a "lot of this," do you mean this poem or others?

Thanks,
Ken A