From: "Nigel Price"
Subject: (urth) Horizontal wisdom Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2002 21:25:00 +0100 A few days ago, Nutria wrote concerning my rejection of Peter Wright's explanation of Severian's adventures as a cynical exercise in extra-terrestrial manipulation: >>Yes, surely. This interpretation makes sense >>only if Sev. is some kind of antichrist in an >>antiuniverse made by an antigod -- which is >>what I thought the first time through. But Wolfe >>has made it plain that this is not the case at >>all, and the thesis does not stand up on rereading. Yes! Absolutely! Thank you, too, Nutria, for _lling me in on US conventions about capitalisation following a semi-colon. (I've enjoyed your other _ne contributions to recent dicussions too.) Nigel --