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Article about LC in The New Yorker

Postby mwaldman » Wed Oct 12, 2016 5:47 am

Interesting article about Leonard in the October 17 issue of The New Yorker: ... -it-darker
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Re: Article about LC in The New Yorker

Postby jarkko » Wed Oct 12, 2016 7:39 am

Marie has posted the whole article in another thread: viewtopic.php?f=3&t=36714&start=210
It's excellent and very informative - everybody should read it!
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Re: Article about LC in The New Yorker

Postby Roy » Fri Oct 14, 2016 1:55 pm

Leonard Cohen talks impending retirement (and death) in New Yorker profile ... r-profile/
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Re: Article about LC in The New Yorker

Postby Pesach » Sun Oct 30, 2016 11:08 pm

I agree that it is a fascinating article, but there is something that perplexes me. In the very first paragraph, referring to Leonard as a young man in London in 1960, it says: "In those days, he was a Jamesian Jew, the provincial abroad, a refugee from the Montreal literary scene." Does anybody know what a "Jamesian Jew" is? Thank you.

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