[ilds] Harold Bloom

Durrell School of Corfu durrells at otenet.gr
Thu May 31 07:11:38 PDT 2007

Bloom agreed to come to one of our earliest seminars, but ill-health that 
year caused him to cancel all engagements, and I believe that he still 
suffers from travelphobia. Tant pis!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bruce Redwine" <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net>
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Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2007 4:52 PM
Subject: Re: [ilds] Harold Bloom

> Yes, Harold Bloom holds Durrell in high regard.  He ranks the Quartet 
> among the greats in his book, the Western Canon, and he opens his study of 
> Gnosticism, Omens of the Millennium, with a quotation from Monsieur.  So 
> he's an example of one prestigious academic who appreciates LD.  I like 
> Bloom; he's a great critic.  Now others can disagree.  Bloom would be a 
> great "catch" for Pine's Corfu seminars.
> Bruce
> From: Durrell School of Corfu <durrells at otenet.gr>
>>Sent: May 30, 2007 11:10 PM
>>To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>>Subject: Re: [ilds] what do androids dream of doing with electric sheep?
>>Harold Bloom told me that the ' Ballad of the Good Lord Nelson' was one of 
>>his favourite poems , to be recited in depression. RP
>>  ----- Original Message ----- 
>>  From: slighcl
>>  To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>>  Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2007 3:13 AM
>>  Subject: [ilds] what do androids dream of doing with electric sheep?
>>  On 5/30/2007 7:46 PM, Michael Haag wrote:
>>When Adam deconstructed and Eve shrank,
>>Who was then the ripest crank?The first Great Lord in our English land
>>    To honour the Freudian command,
>>    For a cast in the bush is worth two in the hand
>>                         Aboard the Victory, Victory O.
>>  As caroled roundly by James Gifford, Wednesday, 28 June 2006, 9:17 PM, 
>> McMorran's Beach House, Cordova Bay, BC.
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