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Sumantra Nag sumantranag at gmail.com
Thu Mar 20 21:12:27 PDT 2014


Yes indeed, it would be interesting to discuss some of  Durrell's poems.

Best wishes

Sumantra

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On 19 Mar 2014 21:16, "Ken Gammage" <gammage.kennedy at gmail.com> wrote:

> Very good James. I have an outline for a paper on the Revolt titled:
> "Postmodern Sci-Fi or Gothic Romance?" On my next reading I am hoping to
> confirm my belief that World War II is never mentioned anywhere in the
> Revolt.
>
> Of course Laphroaig is justly celebrated as the peaty nectar of Islay,
> along with its rival Lagavulin. Lovely stuff.
>
> I have several books of Durrell's poetry. Which poems in A Private Country
> have particularly struck you?
>
> Cheers - Ken
>
>
> On Tue, Mar 18, 2014 at 11:28 PM, James Gifford <james.d.gifford at gmail.com
> > wrote:
>
>> A noble idea, Ken!  I'm thinking about Durrell's /Revolt of Aphrodite/
>> right now, and more generally about the superiority of Laphroaig's Quartet
>> Cask line in contrast to their 10 year or sherry barrel (I've not tried the
>> triple-wood).
>>
>> I've been re-reading Durrell's /A Private Country/ lately too and am
>> struck by it again, as I seem to be each time I pick it up.
>>
>> You're right to wonder about social media though -- word is, Twitter is
>> tweeting Old D on a continuous basis.
>>
>> Best,
>> James
>>
>>
>> On 2014-03-17, 3:59 PM, Ken Gammage wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks James and Sumantra. I wondered if anyone would entertain a
>>> discussion about boosting the interactivity on the [ilds] listserv? We
>>> used to have some freewheeling discussions about Durrell, wine and
>>> related topics - has all this edifying chatter moved to social media?
>>>
>>> Cheers - Ken
>>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 10:37 AM, Sumantra Nag <sumantranag at gmail.com
>>> <mailto:sumantranag at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>>     Thanks James.____
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>>>     Hello all,____
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>>>     News of this recent publication just landed on my desk today:____
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>>>
>>>     González-Vaquerizo, Helena. "Parallel Women Characters and
>>>     Femininity in Durrell's and Kazantzakis's Work." /CLCWeb:
>>>     Comparative Literature and Culture/ 15.4 (2013):
>>>     <http://dx.doi.org/10.7771/1481-4374.2090>____
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>>>     All best!____
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>>>     James____
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