[ilds] the L-shaped room

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Wed May 30 17:02:57 PDT 2007

Ah, "The Secret Sharer," of course -- and now we're back to doubles and doppelgangers.  Le circle referme.  Bring in the good doctor again!


-----Original Message-----
>From: william godshalk <godshawl at email.uc.edu>
>Sent: May 30, 2007 4:53 PM
>To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: [ilds] the L-shaped room
>Conrad's L shaped room is in "The Secret Sharer." A naval architect 
>took me that L shaped rooms go from rare to nonexistent on ships. My 
>first teacher of Conrad suggested that the L stands for Life. Does 
>the Summer Palace stand for Life?
>W. L. Godshalk		*
>Department of English         *
>University of Cincinnati            Stellar disorder  *
>Cincinnati OH 45221-0069      *

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