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Of course, you can enjoy life in earnest. :)

CR

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

> That was in response to your comment on art:
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>  Native commentator:
>  The crucial thing about art is that it tell the truth.
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>  I don't think Eliot played Possum.
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> CR
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> On Tuesday, October 13, 2015, P <[log in to unmask]
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml',[log in to unmask]);>> wrote:
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>> 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]> wrote:
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>> Whatever Eliot did, he did in earnest.
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>> CR
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>> On Tuesday, October 13, 2015, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> Native commentator:
>> The crucial thing about art is that it tell the truth.
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>> I don't think Eliot played Possum.
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>> P.
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>> On 11 Oct 2015 6:11 am, "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
>> wrote:
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>> > On Sun, 11 Oct 2015 02:12:21 -0700, P <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
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>> > > So CR,  any idea why Pound nicknamed Eliot Ol' Possum?
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>> > I took 60% of this query (why Pound nicknamed Eliot Ol' Possum) and
>> stuck it into Google. The first hit explained it:
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>> http://www.wrensnest.org/make-it-new-the-uncle-remus-inspired-letters-of-t-s-eliot-and-ezra-pound/
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>> > 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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