[DWJ] Children's literature turning theory into plot?

Gili Bar-Hillel gbhillel at netvision.net.il
Thu Jun 2 09:52:24 EDT 2016

There are bits in Farah's book on Diana that I'm sure are relevant,
annoyingly I can't locate my copy right now to pull quotes for you.

But - YAY READERCON! I'll be there too!!! Will email you privately, but the
list should know it is in the Boston area July 7-10 and Diana Wynne Jones
is the memorial guest of honor. I don't know when they publish the program,
but I know I'll be in it in some capacity, and I've asked to be in DWJ
related content.

On Thu, Jun 2, 2016 at 2:45 PM, Kathleen Jennings <
kathleen.jennings at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am writing a paper on Gothic literature and wanted to include a brief
> reference to the freedom children's literature seems to have to take an
> aspect of literary theory and turn it into an explicit section of the
> plot. I feel like I have read a discussion of that by someone on this list,
> and would love to cite it, but can't for the life of me find it. Does that
> ring a bell to anyone?
> DWJ does it a lot, and I'm planning to include examples from *Black Maria*
> and
> *Time of the Ghost*.
> Regards to all - oh, and I'll be at Readercon this July if anyone else is
> going!
> Kathleen.
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