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That was in response to your comment on art:

 Native commentator:
 The crucial thing about art is that it tell the truth.

 I don't think Eliot played Possum.

CR



On Tuesday, October 13, 2015, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> That sounds like he never had fun which just ain't true. Gin Gin.
> P.
> On 13 Oct 2015 3:18 pm, Chanan Mittal <[log in to unmask]
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);>> wrote:
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> Whatever Eliot did, he did in earnest.
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> CR
>
> On Tuesday, October 13, 2015, P <[log in to unmask]
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);>> wrote:
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> Native commentator:
> The crucial thing about art is that it tell the truth.
>
> I don't think Eliot played Possum.
>
> P.
>
> On 11 Oct 2015 6:11 am, "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);>> wrote:
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> > On Sun, 11 Oct 2015 02:12:21 -0700, P <[log in to unmask]
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);>> wrote:
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> > > So CR,  any idea why Pound nicknamed Eliot Ol' Possum?
> >
> > I took 60% of this query (why Pound nicknamed Eliot Ol' Possum) and
> stuck it into Google. The first hit explained it:
> >
> http://www.wrensnest.org/make-it-new-the-uncle-remus-inspired-letters-of-t-s-eliot-and-ezra-pound/
> >
> > The second hit was scholarly:
> >    The Dialect of Modernism: Race, Language, and Twentieth-century
> Literature
> >    By Michael North
> >    Old Possum and Brer Rabbit: Pound and Eliot's Racial Masquerade
> >    https://books.google.com/books?id=urxqG-ibZQ4C&pg=PA77&lpg=PA77
> >
> > Regards,
> >    Rick Parker
>
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