[DWJ] Dwj Digest, Vol 109, Issue 5

Emma Falconer emmajanefalconer at gmail.com
Mon Nov 10 12:36:51 EST 2014


Re: Farah- feel free- here is the post on my facebook page
https://www.facebook.com/emmafalconerart

On 10 November 2014 17:00, <dwj-request at suberic.net> wrote:

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>    1. Edith Nesbit and Oliver Postgate (Emma Falconer)
>    2. Re: Edith Nesbit and Oliver Postgate (Farah Mendlesohn)
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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Emma Falconer <emmajanefalconer at gmail.com>
> To: "dwj at suberic.net" <dwj at suberic.net>
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> Date: Sun, 9 Nov 2014 19:09:12 +0000
> Subject: [DWJ] Edith Nesbit and Oliver Postgate
> Hello everyone. I was the one who did the DWJ zine people here seemed to
> like so much. I'm currently rejigging it so that there's an ebook version
> and also making the print version standard a5 size for easier printing.
> (I'll let people know when it's done) It was always planned to be part of a
> series, with each issue tackling a different author. The next two issues
> are about Edith Nesbit and Oliver Postgate, and I'd love to have a couple
> of articles from other people, and here seemed like it would be full of
> suitable people. I can't pay I'm afraid, because I don't make any money
> from doing this, but of course I will send free copies for you to thrust
> upon your friends and relatives. In tone I'm looking for not too formally
> academic, but not "OMG Oswald Bastable is SOOOOO handsome" either. I
> especially like articles where people say what their favourite work by that
> author is and explain why they like it so much.
>
> If there's any articles you'd like to propose can you email me at
> emmajanefalconer at gmail.com
>
> Here's some of what I'm planning to write about so far:
>
> *E. Nesbit:*
> General discussion about the Bastables and their exploits
> Wishes in her magical books and how they backfire
> Nesbit's politics, Fabian society, how it was of its time and would be
> radically altered by WW1 etc
> Review of A Woman of Passion biography
> Discussion of The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt (and will try to get an
> interview too)
>
> *Oliver Postgate:*
> General discussion about the aesthetic and storytelling of his films
> The influence of Dylan Thomas on Oliver Postgate
> Account of trip to Canterbury museum to see the puppets for real
> Clangers knitting pattern (if I get permission)
> Review of his autobiography
> Discussion of his politics
> Hopefully an interview with a relative
>
>
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> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Farah Mendlesohn <farah.sf at gmail.com>
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Cc:
> Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2014 09:23:54 +0000
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] Edith Nesbit and Oliver Postgate
> Emma
>
> I can think of quite a lot of people in sf fandom who are huge fans of
> Postgate. May I put a version of this on my facebook page?
>
> On 9 November 2014 19:09, Emma Falconer <emmajanefalconer at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hello everyone. I was the one who did the DWJ zine people here seemed to
> > like so much. I'm currently rejigging it so that there's an ebook version
> > and also making the print version standard a5 size for easier printing.
> > (I'll let people know when it's done) It was always planned to be part
> of a
> > series, with each issue tackling a different author. The next two issues
> > are about Edith Nesbit and Oliver Postgate, and I'd love to have a couple
> > of articles from other people, and here seemed like it would be full of
> > suitable people. I can't pay I'm afraid, because I don't make any money
> > from doing this, but of course I will send free copies for you to thrust
> > upon your friends and relatives. In tone I'm looking for not too formally
> > academic, but not "OMG Oswald Bastable is SOOOOO handsome" either. I
> > especially like articles where people say what their favourite work by
> that
> > author is and explain why they like it so much.
> >
> > If there's any articles you'd like to propose can you email me at
> > emmajanefalconer at gmail.com
> >
> > Here's some of what I'm planning to write about so far:
> >
> > *E. Nesbit:*
> > General discussion about the Bastables and their exploits
> > Wishes in her magical books and how they backfire
> > Nesbit's politics, Fabian society, how it was of its time and would be
> > radically altered by WW1 etc
> > Review of A Woman of Passion biography
> > Discussion of The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt (and will try to get an
> > interview too)
> >
> > *Oliver Postgate:*
> > General discussion about the aesthetic and storytelling of his films
> > The influence of Dylan Thomas on Oliver Postgate
> > Account of trip to Canterbury museum to see the puppets for real
> > Clangers knitting pattern (if I get permission)
> > Review of his autobiography
> > Discussion of his politics
> > Hopefully an interview with a relative
> >
> >
> > --
> > www.emmajanefalconer.com website
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