[ilds] Modern Love

James Gifford james.d.gifford at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 13:39:07 PDT 2014

Let's not forget that the "modern love" phrase was originally "bisexual 
love" nor that the opening epigram from Freud in /Justine/ has the "As 
for bisexuality, I am sure you are right!" removed by Fabers...


On 2014-06-02, 11:46 AM, Bruce Redwine wrote:
> As to the "nonsense bit," I would say we're simply following Lawrence
> Durrell's own manifesto in the introduction to /Balthazar/ (1958):  "The
> central topic of the book is an investigation of modern love."  I don't
> think the permutations of "modern love" are nonsense.  Surely the author
> himself must be included in such a discussion.
> Bruce

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