[Milton-L] Fwd: The Common Good??

Matthew Jordan matthewjorda at gmail.com
Sun Oct 5 13:30:36 EDT 2014


Unless, of course, it is a recollection of "Tradition and the Individual
Talent," by a Royalist activist once of some influence...?

On 5 October 2014 17:58, Matthew Jordan <matthewjorda at gmail.com> wrote:

> Jameela, the interesting notion you float sounds very much like what is
> perhaps the central idea of Frank Kermode's The Classic. I take it he
> counts (as a Miltonist, that is).
>
> Best
>
> Matt
>
> On 4 October 2014 21:06, Jameela Lares <jameela.lares at usm.edu> wrote:
>
>> That comment is certainly in the ballpark, Richard.  Thanks.
>>
>> Jameela Lares
>> Professor of English
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>> Pound said:  Poetry is news that stays news.
>>
>> And by that, of course, he meant great poetry.
>>
>>
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>> Carter,
>>
>> You make me wonder if the definition of a classic work of literature
>> should include the notion that it is always somehow current, but I imagine
>> that this has been said, and even said by Miltonists.
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Jameela Lares
>> Professor of English
>> The University of Southern Mississippi
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>> Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
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>> 601 266-5757 fax
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