Nonetheless, I agreed with Nancy's opinion that dissociation is a  
misleading term. My post in no way indicated that Pound was  
psychoanalyzing Eliot. That's a ridiculous interpretation of my comment.


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On May 5, 2010, at 8:12 PM, Richard Seddon <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Good Grief
> Pound didn't get "Eliot's approval for his changes".  Pound didn't  
> make any
> changes to TWL.  He made suggestions which have been interpreted by  
> scholars
> as "editing".  Eliot took the majority of those suggestions to heart  
> when he
> produced the poem "The Waste Land".
> I was not enjoying some joke at your expense.  Your comments implied  
> to me
> motives in Pound that I do not believe were part of Pound's complex  
> and
> troubled personality.  Pound simply read and commented on a work of a
> friend.  He did this routinely and very often for a plethora of other
> modernist writers and aspiring writers.  His opinion was valued by  
> most of
> the early modernists and cherished by some.
> Rick Seddon
> Portales, NM