Sunday, August 02, 2020

Cultural appropriation …

… Poetry and pretence: the phoney Native American who fooled Bloomsbury set | Culture | The Guardian. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

… Prewett was struggling to trust the “basis and fabric of reality”, after being first blown from his horse during one first world war battle, and then, separately, being buried alive and having to claw his way out of the earth. “He completely lost it after that. He was profoundly traumatised and that’s why he took on this completely fictitious identity.”

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