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Recall, when a student, The Who performing a gig at our College. But the
noise was simply intolerable - I had to leave the big basement where it was
held.




On 5 November 2012 08:57, Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Nothing compares with those initial 'vagaries' of innovation and
> experiment --
> the birth of modernism -- art and literature seemed born again !!!
>
> CR
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> * From: * P <[log in to unmask]>;
> * To: * <[log in to unmask]>;
> * Subject: * Re: Pete Townshend, rock ’n’ roll memoir, “Who I Am”
> * Sent: * Mon, Nov 5, 2012 1:34:56 AM
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>   The Who smashed eardrums and guitars; the vorticists smashed
> consciousness itself.
> P.
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> Chokh Raj <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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> nostalgia ?
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> “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 ??
>
> CR
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> *From:* "Materer, Timothy J." <[log in to unmask]>
> *To:* [log in to unmask]
> *Sent:* Sunday, November 4, 2012 11:10 AM
> *Subject:* Pete Townshend, rock ’n’ roll memoir, “Who I Am”
>
>  From
> http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/28/books/review/inside-the-list.html?_r=0
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> One of the many things Townshend writes about is his stint as an editor at
> the venerable British publisher Faber & Faber after the Who’s breakup in
> 1983. Journalists were initially skeptical, but at least one supporter
> didn’t bat an eye at his guitar-smashing fame. “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 those of the
> wild men of the early Faber days. Ezra Pound had been Eliot’s editor, after
> all.”
>
> --Early Faber days?
>
>  Timothy Materer
>   English Department
> University of Missouri
> The James Merrill Listserv http://www.missouri.edu/~materert/jm.html
> --THIS FICTIVE SPACE WE HERE INHABIT IS / THE STOP TO TIME
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