[ilds] Durrell's copy of Ketschmer's -- clarification

Richard Pine richardpin at eircom.net
Fri Aug 3 02:41:17 PDT 2007


Nin actually presented LD with the copy of Art and Artist in Paris in 1938. 
It is heavily annotated.
RP
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "James Gifford" <gifford at uvic.ca>
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Sent: Thursday, August 02, 2007 11:25 PM
Subject: Re: [ilds] Durrell's copy of Ketschmer's -- clarification


> Hey Bill,
>
> I've seen a few dozen books with such annotations.  I'd be very
> interested in hearing more.  What I've found so far is that Durrell's
> underlinings and/or markings often note areas of interest
> (surprise...) or areas that he had lifted for use in this plots, such
> as Semira's nose.  He's fairly uniform in the style and structure of
> his marginalia.
>
> A collection of Durrell's markings could be very useful for a
> classical source analysis, and you seem to have had a very clear sense
> of the timeline on this book.  The fact that he saw Rank as well is
> intriguing, though I believe Nin records having sent him a copy of
> _Art & Artist_ as well.
>
> Best,
> James
>
> On 02/08/07, william godshalk <godshawl at email.uc.edu> wrote:
>>
>>
>>
>> The publishers have appended a brief catalogue of their stock, including 
>> The
>> Meaning of Meaning, I. A. Richards, et al.; Biological Memory, Rignano; 
>> and
>> The Trauma of Birth, Otto Rank.
>> My point should have been that Durrell marked these three books in ways 
>> that
>> may have meant something to him, but which leave me puzzled. Durrell did, 
>> at
>> some point, read Rank.
>>
>> Bill
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