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1 LordVacuity's photo

Did Camille Paglia tell you that?

2 LordVacuity's photo

It is like that woman who wrote the book that is shown in the footnotes that T.S. Eliot cited as a source for that one line in The Wasteland. It is like that.

3 LordVacuity's photo

I think I almost remember the book’s title. Ritual and Rite, maybe. No.

4 LordVacuity's photo

And me without some Eliot on hand. Off I go to the web.

5 LordVacuity's photo

Now I think it might be Rite and Ritual. Checking now.

6 LordVacuity's photo

Jessie Weston, From Ritual to Romance (Cambridge)

7 Woab's photo

Maybe he should have called it ‘Becky’.

8 LordVacuity's photo

Then instead of “April is the cruelest month…” we would have gotten, “April is the cruelest bitch…”.

9 LordVacuity's photo

And instead of “mixing memory and desire” we would get “mixing meth and mt. dew”

10 LordVacuity's photo

Don’t turn your back on Becky. She already knows which rib on you the knife with come by.

11 LordVacuity's photo

doh!

I guess the actual line would be: April is the cruelest bitch, mixing meth and mt. dew…

12 LordVacuity's photo

No one:

Me: http://foldingstory.com/wax7c/

 

I’m just saying.

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