SandRider wrote:Fibble - Omph's got a thread @ T(A)U that lists a bunch of academic papers on Frank's Dune ....
(don't have it bookmarked & won't search, Omph will be by and link you - or search yourself,
I think it's "Dune Resources" or somesuch.
Yeah, I've already taken a look when SandChigger referenced it in some post above That's an excellent collection of resources, great job Omph
SandRider wrote:me being no respecter of copyright whatsoever (fuck you, ideas are free)
copied some of them to the archive I started to do about a year and a half
ago - you may be able to get in - these netforum people are flaky -
sometimes I can get it, sometimes not - maybe my fault, Omph says
it's still there ...
http://sandridersdunearchive.netforums. ... d84195877a
Ooh, nice, thanks for the link And I agree, information should be free.
SandRider wrote:firefox spelchek don't like "adminning" - wouldn't that be the correct form, if we be makin' up words an' shit ?
Oh, those spell-checking programmes are severely limited to what was initially coded in their databases. You can't include every single word of a language, especially taking into account all those neologisms and potential words
Oh, and by the way:
SandChigger wrote:(Keep in mind that unofficial/unauthorized Science of Dune that came out a year or so ago. It was a collection of essays by various people, and in the front says something about the book not being approved or authorized by the HLP.)
That reminded me of an unofficial and certainly unauthorized book by some Russian author who claimed to write the "true story" of the events of Dune, discarding the account in the first book of the hexalogy as official propaganda and falsification (The book's title can be translated as The True History of Dune). Some sources call this book a "parody". Interestingly enough, The True History of Dune was published in 2006, long before Paul of Dune