[ilds] Modern Love

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Mon Jun 2 14:10:35 PDT 2014



On Jun 2, 2014, at 1:39 PM, James Gifford <james.d.gifford at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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...
> Best,
> James
> 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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