[DWJ] Incoherent Notes on THB and Shelley
eleanor at dreamvine.org.uk
Wed Oct 1 12:07:24 EDT 2014
This is a frivolous tangent, but "Homework Bounders" would be a great
name for a society of people who study and/or teach DWJ!
Deborah, allow me to award you Tyop of the Week. :)
On 01/10/14 16:20, deborah.dwj at suberic.net wrote:
> Two notes:
> 1. Kyra's notes are so awesomely extensive that I actually had to
> push them through the mailing list software manually because it
> assumed the message that long couldn't possibly be legitimate.
> 2. Every time I think about Milton in conversation with later
> English literature, I think about Blake, but I'm not sure where I
> would go with connecting Blake to DWJ. Although now that I am
> saying that I feel like there is probably something awesome to
> say about William Blake and Homework Bounders.
> Goodness, the more I think about that the more I want to explore
> it. It was mostly just noodling at first, given how Blakian
> Helen's world can feel, but now I am thinking about Innocence and
> Experience and Jamie and... Somebody write me this paper, okay?
> (The children's fantasy author I usually want to talk about in
> relation to Blake is of course Philip Pullman, although probably
> not in a way Pullman would approve of. His Dark Material is so
> lovingly influenced by Blake in many ways, and yet what it always
> makes me think of is the way that William Blake said of Milton
> that he was of the devil's party without knowing it. And what I
> often find about the HDM trilogy is that for all it seems to be
> so infuriated with CS Lewis all the time, it seems very much to
> be of CS Lewis's party without knowing it.)
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