[ilds] Aesthetics and Durrell

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Fri Sep 25 17:09:56 PDT 2009


Charles,

Then do you also agree that Pursewarden's ironies are self-negating,  
self-canceling, and not really ironies at all — that he's really only  
another version of young Darley and not the boogeyman he pretends to  
be?  That would follow.


Bruce


On Sep 25, 2009, at 7:18 AM, Charles Sligh wrote:

> Agreed!
>
> CLS
>
> FROM BRUCE:
>
> "So,
> Pursewarden mocks using the words of one of his own heroes (cf.
> Mountolive, where the poet and his blind sister celebrate Blake's
> birthday, "the old b[astard's]," by waltzing around Trafalgar Square —
> surely one of the most beautiful scenes in the Quartet)."
>
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