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

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Thu Sep 1 20:16:55 EDT 2016


I'm teaching Derkholm.  I've taught it before, because I like approaching genre with a text that think genre is a fun toy.

-deborah

On Fri, 2 Sep 2016, Jameela Lares wrote:

> Thanks, Rohina! That is encouraging news.
>
> I have also assigned "The Heroic Ideal--A Personal Odyssey."
>
> JL
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dwj [mailto:dwj-bounces at suberic.net] On Behalf Of rohina
> Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2016 6:58 PM
> To: Diana Wynne Jones discussion <dwj at suberic.net>
> Subject: Re: [DWJ] Can someone remind me where the website went?
>
> 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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