[DWJ] Character transformations

Elizabeth Parks henx19 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 12 03:48:07 EDT 2006


Juliette,

I would love those essays if I, too, might bum them from you ;)

lizzie

2006/9/12, Juliette Curtis <juliette at harvestroad.com>:
>
> There is a book of scholarly essays about DWJ's work. At least one of
> the essays might be useful to you. Its name is something like "DWJ and
> the transforming power of language". The book is:
>
>     Diana Wynne Jones: An Exciting and Exacting Wisdom (Studies in
>     Children's Literature, 1) (Paperback)
>
>     by Teya Rosenberg
>     <
> http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/search-handle-url/index=books-uk&field-editor=Teya%20Rosenberg/202-7165339-4862238
> >
>
>
> DWJ has also written a couple of essays about her views of heroes and
> her use of mythology in her work. I would be happy to email them to you
> if you like.
>
> Juliette
>
> sanlehto at cc.jyu.fi wrote:
>
> >Hi!
> >
> >I've been lurking here for a few months now and finally decided to pose
> >you a question, since you seem to be such a clever lot!
> >
> >The question is this: are there any articles, essays or whatever on
> >character transformations in DWJ's novels that you would know of?
> >
> >The reason I'm asking this is that I'm doing my PhD on character
> >transformations, gender and age in children's fantasy by DWJ and Susan
> >Price (at the University of Jyväskylä, Finland) and obviously would like
> >to know if someone has already written something on this subject.
> >
> >Any information on this would be greatly appreciated!
> >
> >- Sanna L.
> >
> >
> >
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