(urth) convo from a decade ago

Daniel Petersen danielottojackpetersen at gmail.com
Mon May 7 03:22:23 PDT 2012

Yes, to their credit, the corrections you've noted regarding Blish were
thrashed out in the ensuing dialogue of the original thread.  And yeah,
that article looks like it could be useful for analysing Wolfe.


On Mon, May 7, 2012 at 12:54 AM, David Duffy <David.Duffy at qimr.edu.au>wrote:

> On Sat, 5 May 2012, Daniel Petersen wrote:
>  Just in case you've joined this list less than five years ago, like me, I
>> want to share what I thought was a pretty incredible piece of analysis
>> from
>> ol' Dan'l just over a decade ago
> Yes, I thought this was so obviously the model.
>         FWIW, this is exactly and precisely what Roman Catholic James
>> Blish does in his classic *A Case of Conscience.
> I can only nitpick backwards in time ;) to say, Blish was not Catholic -
> rather,
> agnostic through most of his life, becoming Anglican close to his death.
>  When
> checking my memory, I just found the rather interesting:
> http://www.zen118085.zen.co.**uk/blish/cslewisandjamesblish.**htm<http://www.zen118085.zen.co.uk/blish/cslewisandjamesblish.htm>
> Not directly on Wolfe, but maybe some three way comparisons would be
> fruitful.
> Cheers, David Duffy.
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