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Isn't Eugenides a greek name?
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Thursday, October 13, 2011 10:32 AM
Subject: Re: The Jew in Eliot's poetry (was Re: Eliot and literary culture)


> On 10/13/2011 11:15 AM, Chokh Raj wrote:
>> Consider this too, if you like.
>> 1. Mr Eugenides, the Smyrna merchant;
>>
>> 2. Bleistein (Chicago Semite Viennese);
>>
>> 3. "the jew", "Spawned in some estaminet of Antwerp, /
>> Blistered in Brussels, patched and peeled in London".
>> All three could be variations on essentially the same character.
> 
> Why? Because all three are associated with cities?
> If so then Mr. Silvero at Limoges COULD be a Jewish landlord.
> 
> Regards,
>     Rick Parker