[DWJ] Can someone remind me where the website went?

Jameela Lares jameela.lares at usm.edu
Thu Sep 1 20:12:30 EDT 2016


Thanks, Rohina! That is encouraging news.

I have also assigned "The Heroic Ideal--A Personal Odyssey."

JL 

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I taught Fire and Hemlock, and my students really enjoyed it; they got really into talking about Polly's reinventing of herself and her gender identity, which fit in with some of the other books we were reading in that class.

On Thu, Sep 1, 2016 at 5:39 PM, Jameela Lares <jameela.lares at usm.edu> wrote:

> Absolutely!  Thanks!
>
> And wish me luck, all of you!  I am not teaching DWJ until late 
> October-early November, but I am wondering what they will do with the 
> end of _Fire and Hemlock_.  Has anyone teaching it suggested that DWJ 
> is treating her readers the way that Thomas Lynn treated Polly?  I am 
> thinking that is at least one direction I can take.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Jameela
>
> Jameela Lares, Ph.D.
> Professor of English
> University of Southern Mississippi
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dwj [mailto:dwj-bounces at suberic.net] On Behalf Of Tarja Rainio
> Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2016 6:18 PM
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] Can someone remind me where the website went?
>
> Do you mean Chrestomanci Castle? Deborah Kaplan's DWJ site:
>
> https://suberic.net/dwj/
>
> Cheers,
> Tarja
>
> Jameela Lares <jameela.lares at usm.edu> kirjoitti 2.9.2016 kello 1.05:
>
> I am about to teach _Fire and Hemlock_ and am trying to remember what 
> became of the information on DWJ's old author site.  I seem to recall 
> posts about it, and I apologize for being fuzzy on the details, but I 
> have had a particularly crazy last several months.
>
> BTW, I have also directed students to the Oxford Book of Ballads on 
> bartleby.com for Tam Lin and Thomas the Rhymer, along with the 
> extensive Tam Lin site. I think it will be a rich class on fantasy since Tolkien.
> Right now we are finishing up "On Fairy-Stories." I did not remember 
> quite how dense it is.
>
> I miss the more active days of this site, though I was mostly just 
> reading posts.
>
> Jameela Lares, Ph.D.
> Professor of English
> University of Southern Mississippi
> 118 College Drive, #5037
> Hattiesburg, MS  39406-0001
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