question about book of criticism

minnow at minnow at
Fri May 6 08:56:32 EDT 2005

In <Pine.LNX.4.44.0505060844510.1887-100000 at>, deborah wrote:
>does anyone know anything about
>Diana Wynne Jones: The Fantastic Tradition And Children's Literature
>by Farah Mendlesohn

I do.  It's rather good.  In fact I would most heartily recommend it to
anyone interested in DWJ's work; Farah has a lot of interesting things
to say, and says them well and with refreshingly little jargon.  (And
most of the commas are pretty-much where they should be, now.)

>Amazon says it's coming out in September.

Hurrah! I shall order my copy, then.

>(By the way, I'm ready to start Conrad's Fate discussion whenever
>anybody else is)

Let's go...


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