[LMB] OT: Darkover, was FILK Vor Hatred was Vor Class Permeability

A. Marina Fournier saffronrose at me.com
Mon Jan 24 03:18:09 GMT 2011


On Jan 23, 2011, at 5:14 AM, Pat Mathews wrote:
> I think it's a generational thing, noting that MZB's contemporary Suzette Haden Elgin had only one male character worth the powder to blow him to hell in her entire body of work, and that was Coyote Jones. Being their contemporary, I'm going to take a stab at guessing why.

I did read SHE's books, and I felt for poor Coyote, but found what his love chose to do very disturbing.

Great analysis of the 50's gender situation. Seems it did no-one good, at the time, but it was the springboard for a lot of change.

Marina



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