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From: William Ansley <wansley@warwick.net>
Subject: (urth) Re:  (whorl) New Wolfe story online
Date: Thu, 03 May 2001 23:01:29 

[I am replying to this message on the Urth list because it really 
belongs here, even though it was originally posted on the Whorl list.]

At 2:08 PM -0700 5/3/01, David DiGiacomo wrote:
>  >A few months ago, I urged Ellen Datlow to run a Gene
>>Wolfe story on SCI FICTION, and lo--whether because of
>>my suggestion or without reference to it--she has now
>>done so. The story is new, it's called "Copperhead",
>>and it can be found here:
>Wow, I hated this story.  It had all my least favorite Lupine elements:
>phonetic dialect, misogyny, Christianity, and an incomprehensible ending.
>Did anyone like it?

I wouldn't go so far as to say I hated this story, but I didn't care 
much for it either. In addition to your list of "least favorite 
Lupine elements," another one (for me at least) this story displayed 
is the vaguely apocalyptic, vaguely described 
future/alternate-history version of the United States.

William Ansley

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