Polly and Nina (FIre and Hemlock, was Hexwood

Ding, Kylie (KAM.RIC) Kylie.Ding at kline.com
Tue Feb 5 08:07:19 EST 2002


I do!  Thanks to Bodil who sent it to me.

I could run it through a photocopier and post it to you...

Kylie


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gross Family [mailto:argross at bigpond.net.au]
> Sent: Tuesday, 5 February 2002 9:06
> To: dwj at suberic.net
> Subject: Re: Polly and Nina (FIre and Hemlock, was Hexwood
> 
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> > Ros:
> >
> > >  > > One of a great multitude!  That essay just blows me 
> away *every*
> time
> > >>  > I read it.  I simply cannot believe all the 
> references, allusions,
> > >>  > influences, organising strategies etc.....
> > >
> > >(Sorry, I've lost track of who said that!)
> > >
> > >I've obviously missed something here--what essay is this, please?
> 
> Hallie replied:
> 
> > Hey Ros - my babbling.   DWJ wrote an essay called "The Heroic Ideal
> > - A Personal Odyssey" about the writing of Fire and Hemlock.  It was
> > published in The Lion and the Unicorn (a children's lit journal) -
> > vol. 13, no. 1 June 1989.
> >
> > It is probably still available somehow or other.  Nat posted the
> > details a long time ago which is how I got a copy.  I could try to
> > summarize the essay and post it sometime, instead of just gushing
> > about it, if you'd like.
> 
> Hallie, you were so great about summarizing The Lancet 
> article that I'm
> tempted to say yes! But only do it when/if you really have 
> time. Otherwise,
> maybe someone knows where I can get a copy, or has a scanner 
> and send me a
> copy?
> 
> > It'll take a day or two though - *both* kids had
> > computer-monopolizing-worthy assignments yesterday, which is why I
> > was squeezed into writing far too quickly and while far too tired
> > last night.  They're not fini
> >
> > shed yet either.
> 
> I know what those pesky computer-monopolizing assignments are like...!
> 
> If you really don't mind, I would appreciate it very much. 
> But no rush...
> 
> Ros
> 
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