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From: Michael Straight <straight@email.unc.edu>
Subject: Re: (urth) Re: Is Agilus a Hierodule? & more
Date: Tue, 13 Apr 1999 08:41:33 

On Tue, 13 Apr 1999, Roy C. Lackey wrote:

>     Which brings me to another observation of a recurrent theme in Wolfe's
> work; sexual aberrations. Incest with Agilus and Agia; why put that in? Sev
> and his grandmother. Orpine and her father. Father Inire's inordinate
> interest in little girls (and the occasional little boy). Weer and Sherry
> Gold. Baldanders and his bedfellow., Vodalus's leech and Mamas, and many
> more instances of the like.

I've suspected in other contexts that one way Christian authors avoid
getting pegged as "Christian Authors" is to write alot about sex.  I
wonder if Wolfe might have a little of that bug.


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