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14717Re: Re: [mythsoc] American Northernness

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  • alexeik@aol.com
    May 5, 2005
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      In a message dated 5/5/5 7:45:30 PM, Lizzie wrote:

      <<OK OK never mind. If anyone is interested in discussing how the idea COULD
      be done instead of how it could NOT be done, >>

      Actually, someone who *is* doing it is Orson Scott Card, in his "Alvin Maker"
      series. He's doing it not by cannibalising the mythologies of culturally
      alien Native peoples but by imagining an alternative America in which the great
      themes that have been perceived (and given mythic resonance) in accounts of
      American history are articulated in a different way that highlights their value as
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