Nina Auerbach

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I didn’t intend to post again right away, but I just learned that it’s Nina Auerbach‘s birthday, and it seemed appropriate to begin by acknowledging an influence.  Her 1995 book, pictured above, was the first really good multi-generational analysis of a genre meme that I encountered.  Happy birthday, Professor! 

Image from http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk/books/x/x4261.htm

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