How it used to look; 2; Ursula Le Guin

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  LOS ANGELES – DEC 15: Ursula Le Guin at home in Portland, Origon, California December 15 2005. (Photo by Dan Tuffs/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** Ursula Le Guin

Here’s the introduction to my section on Ursula Le Guin, from 1984;

Ursula K LeGuin is a science fiction author of international repute, and has published several novels, collections of short stories, poems and essays, besides the trilogy for adolescent readers which will be considered here. [2] There is also a considerable body of critical writing about her in the periodical literature, some of which has been gathered into book form. [3] Her own assessment and interpretation of her work is intelligent and articulate and emphasises several important themes that underlie both the science fiction and the junior Fantasy. Two important strands in her ideology are the Jungian concept of universal archetypes and the Taoist idea of balance or equilibrium between complementary forces throughout creation. These are interwoven in complex and subtle ways that condition both the structures and themes of her fiction. The Earthsea trilogy in particular embodies her peculiar vision or awareness of the processes of human maturation in terms derived from these two systems of thought. [4]

That sounds maybe a little less uptight than the Garner introduction, but it certainly states the obvious. That’s what they tell you to do for theses, or they did in my day (42 years ago.)

The whole thesis is at;

https://www.academia.edu/8056988/_I_w…

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