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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:

 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]');" target="_blank">[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]> wrote:
Whatever Eliot did, he did in earnest.

CR 

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