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"Robert E. Kibler" <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 30 Mar 1998 23:54:02 -0500
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On Mon, 30 Mar 1998 19:02:55 -0800 wrote...
>
 
what does Kenner talk about?
 
FYI:
>Went to Vancouver on the weekend and happened upon Hugh Kenner's CBC Massey
>lecture transcript now in book form called "The Elsewhere Community". It's
>published in Ontario by House of Anansi Press Ltd & sells for $14.95 Can.
>Here's the address of the publisher for those who may be interested:
>
>House of Anansi Press Limited
>1800 Steeles Avenue West
>Concord, Ontario
>Canada
>L4K 2P3
>They also have a website: http://www.the-wire.com/irwin/anansi/
>
>I remember the interest in Kenner's lecture on this list a few months back
>& thought there may be a few of you interested in this info. Unfortunately,
>I didn't get a chance to hear the lecture, so the book was a pleasant
>surprise as it peered at me from the bookstore's shelf. There is a
>wonderful section where Kenner recalls his first meeting with Pound at St.
>Elizabeth's in the company of Marshall McLuhan: "We presented our
>credentials at the office, saw our names entered in a book labelled 'Ezra
>Pound's Company,' then were ushered up two floors to the Chestnut Ward.
>Pound had recently been promoted from the Dangerously Insane to, so to
>speak, the Slightly Cracked; that was the news our New York informant was
>responding to when he'd told us Pound could now be visited."
>
>Jim
>
>
 
Robert E. Kibler
Department of English
University of Minnesota
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