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Timothy P Redman <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 30 Oct 1998 13:18:56 -0600
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I agree, except that it's the 103rd anniversary!  Oh, and one last
thing.  A bipolar disorder is not necessarily a psychosis.
On Fri, 30 Oct 1998 09:32:26 -0800 Jacob Korg <[log in to unmask]>
> Perhaps, on this 102d anniversary of Pound's birth, it is fitting to lead
> this thread back to its original concern --the relation of Pound's state
> of mind to his poetry. The many fascinating facts and speculations we have
> seen in these postings suggest that these are muddy waters that are not
> easily clarified. I hope Mr. Redman does not consider my use of his name
> as gratuituous, since it was his original message about bi-polar disorder
> (so long ago) that prompted my reply. Since he thinks of his view as
> hypothetical and is forming it with professional help (an expression not
> to be misconstrued), he is certainly being sufficiently cautious. I am
> happy to see that Mr. Surette has eloquently supported my original advice
> with one of the best messages we have seen, and I have learned that mental
> conditions may be influenced by nationality (Richard Read), and also that
> it is wise to stock up on chicken before turning to creative effort.
>         These exchanges will certainly want us to see Mr. Redman's book,
> and it might be best, as he suggests, to wait until it appears before
> evaluating his hypothesis.
>                                                 Jacob Korg
Tim Redman
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