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Alison Donaghy Donaghy itibaren 83025 Starza AV, İtalya itibaren 83025 Starza AV, İtalya

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Darkover is one of those utopias.....I'm not sure I would want to live there, but there's a decent logic to it. There are no projectile weapons on Darkover. All weaponry MUST bring the attacker within range of the victim. All adults carry short-range weaponry (knife, sword) as a matter of course, and are expected to know how to use it. It is no crime to prevail over someone who attacked you. It IS a crime to attack someone who cannot defend themselves, whether they are unarmed, injured, sick, etc. There are some sexism issues (women are generally held to be unable to defend themselves), but the Renunciates are an option--if a woman is willing to give up the protections generally afforded Darkovan women, she can also break free of the restrictions. Not exactly a societally approved option, but...

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Where We Stand: Women Poets on Literary Tradition ed. by Sharon Bryan I bought this book for $.50 on the street. It was copywrighted in 1993. If I were a poetry teacher, it would be part of my course syllabus. I think that the discussion that these emminent poets have about our literary tradition, covering all viewpoints is inspiring and educational. While I certainly disagreed with some viewpoints, and while some of the entries were entirely too textbook for poets to be writing, as a female writer, I found it driving me to write and create on a daily basis.