[ilds] new book: Obscene Modernism

Denise Tart & David Green dtart at bigpond.net.au
Thu Sep 19 14:12:10 PDT 2013

Interesting James, but I would hardly call Durrell's writing obscene, Miller maybe as he did not care as much. Did any of you end hearing the radio program I did Durrell, Miller and the wartime correspondence?


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On 19/09/2013, at 9:18 AM, James Gifford <james.d.gifford at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello all,
> I've just opened a copy of Rachel Potter's fine new book /Obscene Modernism/ (OUP 2013), which places Durrell and Miller beside Djuna Barnes and Joyce.  I've only had a quick look, and while I might be suspicious of considering /Panic Spring/ as Milleresque, it seems like very fine work.
> Cheers,
> James
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