Nothing compares with those initial 'vagaries' of innovation and experiment --
the birth of modernism -- art and literature seemed born again !!!
|The Who smashed eardrums and guitars; the vorticists smashed consciousness itself.
Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
“I met T. S. Eliot’s widow, Valerie, at Faber,” Townshend writes. “She took me very seriously and made it plain that the vagaries of rock ’n’ roll would pale against [the vagaries] of the wild men of the early Faber days. Ezra Pound had been Eliot’s editor, after all.”
comparative vagaries -- the older the better ??
From: "Materer, Timothy J." <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Sunday, November 4, 2012 11:10 AM
Subject: Pete Townshend, rock ’n’ roll memoir, “Who I Am”
--Early Faber days?