6560Re: [mythsoc] Mieville et al
- Oct 4 6:48 PMOn Friday, October 4, 2002, at 09:19 PM, SusanPal@... wrote:
> She was being given an opportunity to acknowledgeIf your reportage of what Le Guin was asked is accurate:
> intellectual and creative debts -- to place herself in a community.
> And she
> claimed a community of one. Now, maybe if I'd heard the tone of her
> instead of merely reading the printed response, I'd have recognized it
> as a
> joke and laughed; impossible to say. But it came across very coldly
> on the
> printed page.
>> I recently read an interview with Ursula K. Le Guin where sheher response certainly doesn't seem cold to me. She was not asked
>> was asked what kind of science fiction she enjoyed reading and she
_whose_ fiction she enjoyed reading, she was asked _what kind_ of
fiction she enjoyed. It is hardly arrogant to point to her own work as
exemplary of the _kind_ of fiction she likes.
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