That sounds like he never had fun which just ain't true. Gin Gin.
Whatever Eliot did, he did in earnest.CR
On Tuesday, October 13, 2015, P <email@example.com> wrote:Native commentator:
The crucial thing about art is that it tell the truth.
I don't think Eliot played Possum.
On 11 Oct 2015 6:11 am, "Rickard A. Parker" <raparker@THEWORLD.COM> wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Oct 2015 02:12:21 -0700, P <xanadu01@TELUS.NET> wrote:
> > 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:
> 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
> Rick Parker