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Huck's is certainly a spatial sensibility, but it is marked by immediacy, tangibility, connectivity, grounded-ness, situatedness, referentiality and connectivity--as against tangentiality, extendedness, mobility, distantiality, boundlessness and vastness.
Thus Coetzee's metafictional intertextuality is highly politicised and relevant; any accusation of idiosyncrasy and tangentiality in the novel would seem to miss this point.