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Subject: Re: (urth) TBOTNS as political document and the wait for new sun
From: matthew.malthouse@guardian.co.uk
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 2003 16:41:27 +0100

On 10/07/2003 16:55:41 Josh Geller wrote:

>On Thu, 2003-07-10 at 02:22, matthew.malthouse@guardian.co.uk wrote:
>> Severian states that he sent one copy of the manuscript to the library 
>> the citadel and will cast the second - the copy we are reading - into 
>> void.
>That's what he says.
>> Wouldn't a conscious effort at propaganda require a rather more active
>> effort at publication and dissemination?
>How extensive is the Library again?
>Doesn't Severian remark to the effect that 'surely the rabble of the
>city are not permitted here'? I don't recall him receiving an answer,
>do you?
>In a society that does not have mechanical printing, where would be
>the most likely place to find a scriptorium?


But no clue that the Commonwealth _is_ a society without mechanical 
printing.  Ultan and Cyby are Curators not Scrivenors.



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