recommendations wanted

deborah deborah at suberic.net
Wed Nov 13 23:47:36 EST 2002


Um, yes, I'm wrong.  I merged Evian Steel and Sister Light Sister Dark
into one uberstory in my diseased mind.  Sorry.

-deborah
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On Wed, 13 Nov 2002, Melissa Proffitt wrote:

|On Wed, 13 Nov 2002 18:41:18 -0700, Robyn Starkey wrote:
|
|>I have just found out I am teaching a high school catch up course next
|>semester. One of the requirements is a selection of short stories of my
|>choice. I would really like to include a *good*, feminist or at least by a
|>woman, fantasy story. I am looking for suggestions. I have in mind that one
|>about the women who forge swords and quench them in blood. Is it by Jane
|>Yolen? But I am keen to consider suggestions.
|
|The short story Yolen wrote on that subject is called "Evian Steel" and is
|an Arthurian/Avalon story.  Because it deals more or less explicitly with
|menstruation and becoming a woman, I consider it an ideal feminist story,
|but you'll have to judge for yourself.  I have it in the Robin
|McKinley-edited _Imaginary Lands_, which contains a number of other
|excellent stories.  One of my favorites is P.C. Hodgell's _Stranger Blood_,
|which introduced me to the Jame series.
|
|I don't read a lot of short stories, and others have mentioned the Chicks in
|Chainmail series already, so I don't have anything to add.  But my favorite
|funny one is "Were-Wench" by Jan Stirling, in the first volume.  As long as
|we're talking favorites, that is.
|
|Melissa Proffitt
|
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