On 11/26/2010 6:22 PM, Nancy Gish wrote:
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Carrol, you will
probably like this (I do, in fact). On the other hand,
MacDiarmid supported Stalin and others as killing
necessarily--rather astonishing and terrible. He was an
A bit of, not to get too technical, a nutcase, it seems, tho
creative types often exhibit the tendency to veer off into
unsupportable and not quite sane behavior. Eliot did publish him in
The Criterion, which, now that I think of it, could probably be spun
in any direction as regards Eliot's own predilections. But he does
seem to have had a rather admirable record with minor poets (Eliot
had, that is).