(urth) 'King Rat' and the abuse of women in Gene Wolfe's stories
cnbrewer at yahoo.com
Wed Mar 9 10:27:04 PST 2011
You should probably put "comedic" in quotes, too....heh
From: Gerry Quinn <gerryq at indigo.ie>
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Sent: Wed, March 9, 2011 11:50:23 AM
Subject: Re: (urth) 'King Rat' and the abuse of women in Gene Wolfe's stories
From: Lane Haygood
>No, my characters are not like me. I can only imagine what I would be like as
>a literary character. A bookish, somewhat awkward lawyer with a penchant for
>self-deprecation and sarcasm? Heaven save us from such characters.
Replace 'lawyer' with 'academic', 'writer' or 'publisher', and you have
described the hero of 50% of comedic literary fiction.
- Gerry Quinn
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