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Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 09:46:04 -0500
From: James Jordan 
Subject: Re: (urth) catamites and narrators

At 11:28 PM 9/12/2002, you wrote:
>Just a short note based off an old point made by James Jordan:
>he claimed that Wolfe would never have a protagonist with homosexual
>encounters.  However,there is some evidence that works against this both in
>Fifth Head of Cerberus, in the relationship of Blood and Musk, and in the
>strange commentary made by Severian about little Severian - (when he insists
>that he didn't have anything to do with molesting the child, who would have
>thought of that before he brought it up?  He plants the seed in the mind with
>his occupatio - "I didn't do it, so don't think I did")

         Sorry I was unclear. I meant a "Christian moral exemplar" like 
Silk would not be involved in homosexual acts, in Wolfe. Severian is a 
"Christian symbol," but not much of a moral exemplar.



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