[LMB] Who is reading what? OT: Epistolary Novels?

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Sun Apr 1 18:06:50 BST 2018


Sounds very Victorian.  The lowere you went in the social pecking order,
the more de facto freedom women had.

On Sun, Apr 1, 2018 at 6:47 AM, Gwynne Powell <gwynnepowell at hotmail.com>
wrote:

> From: Damien Sullivan <phoenix at mindstalk.net>
>
> Quite likely 'prole' women had harder material lives but more freedom
> than their Vor sisters.
> -xx- Damien X-)
>
> Gwynne: Prole women do seem to have more freedom - we see Drou start her
> own
> business, Ma Kosti is investing, we're told that most lawyers are women.
> There's
> definitely paths to success for prole women. And Ekaterin certainly feels
> very
> constrained by the Vor ideal, until she hits Miles's interpretation of it.
>
> And least, I'd say that Vor buds, sweet innocent maidens, are extremely
> well-guarded
> and constrained. Vor dragons, the older version, don't seem to have many
> limits at all.
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