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unknown

Maths a variable, or the quantity it represents, the value of which is to be discovered by solving an equation; a variable in a conditional equation

unknown

i. A code meaning the information is not available.
ii. An unidentified target.
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The unknownness of [her] needs" still Trightens" her (165) and though a possible lover is mentioned, the narrator remains very vague: "I knew a woman in another place.
Del autor vease: "The Artist as Performing Dog" (1971); "Messing around: gayness and loiterature in Alan Hollinghurst's The swimming-pool Library" (1993); "Strolling, Touring, Cruising: Counter-Disciplinary Narrative and the Loiterature of Travel" (1994); "On Inventing Unknownness.
The 'we' includes the human and the non-human animal worlds, and this unknownness occurs at the levels of corporeality, inner and imaginary life.