Subject: RE: (urth) Samuel R. Delany Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2003 13:02:13 -0700 From: "Dan'l Danehy-Oakes"
Josh Geller wrote... > Gene Wolfe told me once that Master Ultan was or represented Borges. >=20 > I have been wondering for a while now if there might not be=20 > some other writers encoded in there, and specifically if=20 > Baldanders might not be or represent Chip Delany. The notion=20 > just won't go away. H'mmmm. "Baldanders" is _from_ Borges, if I recall correctly=20 ... and there's nothing about him that particularly makes me=20 think of Delany, his fiction or his characters ... Though=20 obviously there's more than Borges to Baldanders; the Doctor=20 reminds us, not very obliquely, that we should also be=20 thinking Frankenstein. So what about Baldanders makes you think Delany? --Blattid --