NABOKV-L post 0010515, Wed, 3 Nov 2004 08:35:21 -0800

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81.01-02: a medievalish, sort of Flemish, long-necked shopgirl: Flemish
paintings are from ADA? Cf. "as if by a Flemish master's hand" (Ch. 15).

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EDCOMMENT. lONG-NECKED WOMAN ARE CHARACTERISTIC OF THE WORK OF SOME FLEMISH
PAINTERS. AND, OF COURSE, WE HAD A SHOPGIRL EARLY ON. tHE CENTRAL POINT HERE
IS, I THINK, THE NECK MOTIF--ESPECIALLY SINCE IT OCCURS IN THE STRANGULATION
CHAPTER.