[ilds] Questions, Digressions and Obfustications

Michael Haag michaelhaag at btinternet.com
Tue Apr 24 16:00:50 PDT 2007


Actually Durrell was not a bastard to his wives.

:Michael


On Tuesday, April 24, 2007, at 10:13  pm, Denise Tart & David Green 
wrote:

> Yes indeed. For example I believe the influences of French writers 
> such as
> Rimbaud, Francis Villons, Rabelaise and Baudelaire are often 
> overlooked when
> consideration the formation of Durrell's themes, style and indeed 
> lifestyle.
>
> Of course Durrell was not really a bastard (except to some of his 
> wives) but
> he was only 5 feet 4 inches tall.
>
> David
>
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>
>
>> We know for sure some things that "the little bastard read." And how
>> do we know? He took passages from his reading, modified them greatly
>> or slightly, and worked them into his prose.
>>
>> WLG
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