[ilds] Somewhere between Calabria and Corfu the blue really begins

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Tue Sep 7 18:45:43 PDT 2010


Well, anyone who's seen the Ionian or the Aegean knows that those waters are really and truly blue, bluer than Dodger blue.  So, I'm not inclined, in this instance, to jump to conclusions, as I'm famous for doing.


Bruce


 
On Sep 7, 2010, at 6:23 PM, Godshalk, William (godshawl) wrote:

> Well, there are plenty of references to ships, islands, etc. No Corfu though.
> 
> The book ends with: "clear immortal blue." 
> 
> Did Larry read it? I leave it to you. 
> 
> O, yes, the chief character is a man called Gissing. 
> 
> 
> W. L. Godshalk *
> Department of English    *           *
> University of Cincinnati*   * Stellar Disorder  *
> OH 45221-0069 *  *
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> Does Morely's book have related subject matter, i.e., the Ionian or the Aegean?  The next question:  any evidence that LD knew of this title?  I'm inclined to think it's a coincidence.
> 
> 
> BR
> 
> 
> 
> On Sep 7, 2010, at 5:01 PM, Godshalk, William (godshawl) wrote:
> 
>> "Where the Blue Begins" is a book by Christopher Morley published in 1922.
>> 
>> "Somewhere between Calabria and Corfu the blue really begins."
>> 
>> Is Durrell's "really" a reply and a correction?
>> 
>> 
>> W. L. Godshalk *
>> Department of English    *           *
>> University of Cincinnati*   * Stellar Disorder  *
>> OH 45221-0069 *  *




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