[DWJ] Hello :)

jackie e stallcup jstallcup at juno.com
Thu May 4 23:05:25 EDT 2006


awwwww, shucks

(kicks feet shyly)

On Fri, 05 May 2006 02:28:39 +0000 "Rene Fleischbein"
<rene_fleischbein at hotmail.com> writes:
> Hi All...
> 
> OK, I should do this too.  I joined the group about a year ago 
> because I'm 
> doing my thesis on Fire and Hemlock.  At first I was going to do it 
> on seven 
> books but that dwindled to four and then just the one.  I think, 
> though it's 
> so hard to choose, that Deep Secret is my favorite DWJ book.  I 
> really 
> appreciate that DWJ does great things with language.  The stories 
> are 
> fabulous but the language style makes them truly enchanting.
> 
> I must also mention that Jackie Stallcup told me about this list.  
> She is my 
> thesis director and has been a big help.  She's really great and 
> great at 
> what she does!  (as always, thanks Jackie!)
> 
> I am attending the ChLA conference in June and the paper I'm giving 
> is based 
> on one chapter of my thesis.  It's about the transformation of a 
> female 
> character from the traditional literary model to a true hero in the 
> classic 
> tradition - basically, how Polly is a feminist hero without losing 
> her 
> femininity.  Hopefully I will make sense!
> 
> Thanks to everyone on the list for your insightfulness and the great 
> 
> discussions!  Thanks for all your help too!
> 
> Cheers,
> Rene
> 
> 
> >From: Rowana De Silva <rowanatheblerg at yahoo.co.uk>
> >Reply-To: Diana Wynne Jones <dwj at suberic.net>
> >To: dwj at suberic.net
> >Subject: [DWJ] Hello :)
> >Date: Thu, 4 May 2006 19:00:27 +0100 (BST)
> >
> >Since everyone else is introducing themselves, I will too.  I just 
> found a 
> >link to the list from the DWJ livejournal forum and crept in.  :)  
> I've 
> >been a DWJ fan for about six years, and have read pretty much all 
> her books 
> >except Changeover, and some of her short stories.  I've loved them 
> all, 
> >Fire and Hemlock, The Lives of Christopher Chant and Howl's Moving 
> Castle 
> >are definitely favourites.
> >
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