NABOKV-L post 0006858, Sat, 28 Sep 2002 18:03:49 -0700

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From: "Keith McMullen" <keithsz@concentric.net>
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Sent: Saturday, September 28, 2002 5:24 PM
Subject: Graduscatology


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> >>>As an alternate personality he is ignorant of much, but also would know
> more about Shade (the relationship is the most intimate possible in human
> existence) than anyone else.<<<
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> What about Kinbote's intimate and detailed knowledge of Gradus'
> gastro-intestinal state in the final stages of his pursuit? K. seems to
> realize this is a bit odd and states his hope that the reader will
> appreciate these 'minute particulars,' gleaned from a 'long talk [he] had
> with the killer.' Odd content for a prison interview. I'm glad Nabokov
left
> it to Pynchon to follow the 'Browning' down the toilet.
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