NABOKV-L post 0017987, Thu, 19 Mar 2009 21:17:55 -0700

response to Jansy's JG/JS with p.s.
On Mar 19, 2009, at 6:37 PM, Jansy wrote:PS: Besides all the JG
initials ( Judge Goldsworth, Jacob Gradus, Jack Grey) I realized a
kind of Kinbote/Botkin play with initials. John Shade and Samuel
Johnson are JS and SJ. I don't know if this has been mentioned
before, but if so... here it comes as a curious reminder.

Dear Jansy,

I don't recall that anyone noticed this before - - I hadn't. Congs!


p.s. You asked why I called John Shade the "anti-John the Revelator" -
- because he hides so much and reveals so little.


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