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From: Michael Straight <straight@email.unc.edu>
Subject: RE: (urth) Borges and Vance
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 22:14:21 

On Wed, 27 Oct 1999, Jim Henley wrote:

> > Also the cool, distanced tone of the narrator reminds me of one
> > of Wolfe's narrators (Severian, Latro).
> Wow. "Cool" and "distanced" are the last words I'd have applied to Latro. I
> can see it for Sev though.

What I'm thinking of is that both narrators have a tendency to report
extraordinary events in an almost casual way sometimes neglecting to go
into detail about what we would consider the most interesting or unusual
aspect of events. 


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