Archive | January, 2006

To Cloak the Emptiness of One’s Yearnings: George Santayana Reconsidered

I  Early in 1941, as British forces were pushing Italian tanks back into Libya and spoiling Mussolini’s dreams of becoming a full member to the Axis powers, Ezra Pound was hard at work in Rapallo, pushing dreams of his own. In a letter from January 2nd of that year, Pound wrote to the retired Spanish […]

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