Ottoline Morrell on T.S. Eliot, 1916

Ottoline Morrell

Lady Ottoline Morrell: recognisable in at least a dozen novels, by authors from Huxley to Lawrence. Photograph: Getty [from The Guardian, 10-10-06].

“He is obviously very ignorant of England and imagines that it is essential to be highly polite and conventional and decorous and meticulous.”

(Quoted by Louis Menand, “Practical Cat, How T.S. Eliot became T.S. Eliot,” (The New Yorker, September 19, 2011)

(c) 2018 JMN.

About JMN

I live in Texas and devote much of my time to easel painting on an amateur basis. I stream a lot of music, mostly jazz, throughout the day. I like to read and memorize poetry.
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2 Responses to Ottoline Morrell on T.S. Eliot, 1916

  1. Eric Wayne says:

    What a face plant.

    Liked by 1 person

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