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Well, one should be wary of throwing away the baby with the bath water.

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On Tue, Jan 7, 2020 at 4:07 PM Peter Dillane <[log in to unmask]>
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> That’s it I’m throwing out my copy of Byron
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> cheers Pete
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> On 8 Jan 2020, at 7:04 am, Materer, Timothy J. <[log in to unmask]>
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> Pretending that the misogyny that led Eliot and Lowell and Hughes to
> diminish and erase the women in their lives can be distilled away from
> their poetry assures the endurance of misogyny in the verse of the future.
> Bad men, abusive men, selfish men, it must be admitted, cannot be great
> poets, deserving of reward and reverence, their sins washed away by rhyme
> and unreason.
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> https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/07/opinions/t-s-eliot-letters-and-bad-male-poets-zakaria/index.html
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