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January 05, 2021


It must be said that in the time since the interview was first posted, I have had as little luck tracking down Ms. Marloff as a "lug und trug" loser looking for a uxorious husband in a Las Vegas casino. My questions of her include: is "uxorious" a denigration as Ezra Pound uses it? How does that differ from "gay"? Do you think "Hamlet and Lear are gay"?

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