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From: Howard Brazee <how...@brazee.net>
Subject: Re: weekend non-volume?
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On Mon, 1 Oct 2012 19:04:17 GMT, djhe...@kithrup.com (Dorothy J Heydt)
>It all depends on when you were a kid. When I was in grade
>school (in the fifties) there was NO science fiction on the
>reading list. When I was in high school the only SF we were
>offered was "By the Waters of Babylon", and that only because it
>was by Stephen Vincent Benet, who was a Recognized Poet and
>therefore legitimate. I did all my book reports for my junior
>American English Literature class on SF works, and the teacher
>was Absolutely Opposed. He wanted us to read Ralph Waldo Emerson
>and Willa Cather.
And maybe on our definition of science fiction.
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