[ilds] numinous woman

Bruce Redwine bredwine1968 at earthlink.net
Wed Jul 4 13:39:49 PDT 2007


Well, that's Cunegonde all right.  And that's probably the fate of us all, which has its attractions.  By the way, anyone know the etymology of French Cunegonde?  I'm thinking of puppets, the theater of Punch and Judy.

Bruce

-----Original Message-----
>From: slighcl <slighcl at wfu.edu>
>Sent: Jul 4, 2007 12:37 PM
>To: ilds at lists.uvic.ca
>Subject: Re: [ilds] numinous woman
>
>On 7/4/2007 1:36 PM, Michael Haag wrote:
>
>>The movement is towards inflatability.
>>
>            "When he was very old he had a model of the perfect woman
>            built for him in rubber--life-size.  She could be filled
>            with hot water in the winter.  She was strikingly
>            beautiful.  He called her Sabina after his mother, and took
>            her everywhere." (/Justine /1.17)
>
>-- 
>**********************
>Charles L. Sligh
>Department of English
>Wake Forest University
>slighcl at wfu.edu
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>



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