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From: james.kellar@quantel.com
Subject: Re: (whorl) Horn Dies
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 16:24:27 +0000

At 08:50 AM 2/27/2001 +0000, I wrote:

>Just a thought - What do you think about the possibility that Wolfe's work
>is intended, if not to
>convert people, but at least to make them think more favourably of his own

and then Nutria replied
>I don't really think so. Long ago I wrote to ask him if he thought of
>himself as a Christian writer, and he wrote back to say that no, he is a
>writer who is a Christian. I don't think "evangelization" is part of his
>intention, though I'm sure he'd be happy if it were part of the result.
>BTW, I also asked him, in the light of *Peace,* if he thought of himself in
>any degree as a Southern writer (a la Walker Percy), and he responded by
>saying he that is more of an urban than a rural writer.

That makes sense. I suppose that, from the point of view of a writer, Catholicism is a good
      background to be coming from as there's such a rich variety of symbolism to draw on!


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