NABOKV-L post 0017829, Fri, 6 Mar 2009 18:39:46 -0800

response to - SPECULATIVE QUERY]

On Mar 6, 2009, at 10:21 AM, jansymello wrote: VN mentions RLS’s
intention to deal with the issue of a repressed homosexuality. In
spite of his enumeration of Stevenson’s mysoginous characters, I find
it hard to adhere to this hypothesis (which might still have
influenced his creation of Kinbote).

Actually, Jansy, this is not as preposterous as it might appear. We
do know that the first draft of J & H was suppressed by - - oh my god.


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