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(Sorry, too long for a comment.) Lafferty short stories and novelettes which are freely available from Project Gutenberg, the Internet Archive, etc. (Starred stories are favorites of mine.) "Through Other Eyes" (1960 novelette)* "The Six Fingers of Time" (1960 novelette)* "McGonigal's Worm" (1960 short story) "Snuffles&...


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Let's add a few more stats! Top editors of 2021: bobble: 1038 edits Tsundoku: 424 edits Rand al'Thor: 311 edits verbose: 138 edits North Læraðr: 120 edits Gareth Rees: 108 edits Namaskaram: 19 edits Sean Duggan: 18 edits Spagirl: 14 edits user14111: 13 edits Top voters of 2021: Rand al'Thor: 1203 votes bobble: 985 votes Tsundoku: 716 votes Adam Burke: 591 ...


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List of all questions posted in this topic challenge What is the appearance of the protagonist in Lafferty's "All the People"? by Rand al'Thor, 03/01/2022. Who are these historical people alluded to by R.A. Lafferty? by Peter Shor, 06/01/2022. What is a Special Aspects Man in "Nine Hundred Grandmothers"? by Rand al'Thor, 07/01/2022. ...


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I really enjoyed (and learned a lot from) answering How long has Kalevipoeg been considered the Estonian national epic? This question is a lot more interesting than it may seem: the answer is not just a simple matter of hunting down and dating references in the literature, but requires some investigation of what it means to be a "national epic", ...


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We shouldn't be pushing away one set of users in favor of another. Do we need to be attracting scholars and enthusiasts? Yes, of course. Should we be pushing away amateurs and people who aren't "scholars and enthusiasts"? Absolutely not. Instead, we should be focusing on supporting both groups of people. When I first joined the site, I wouldn't ...


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Turns out it was a valid edit after all. It seems the editor rejected it too hastily and the fact that I missed removing the URLs from the bottom of the markdown probably did not help. I see that the edit has been made now.


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HoldOffHunger's answer to the question "Did Thoreau respond to claims that he was an anarchist?" addresses each sub-question in the original question and is well-documented. (HoldOffHunger joined the site in the fourth quarter of 2021. The question itself dates from the first quarter.)


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List of all questions posted in this topic challenge (…) add entries in the form https://literature.stackexchange.com/questions/<question-ID> by [username](https://literature.stackexchange.com/users/<user-ID>), dd/mm/2022. The highest-voted of these is [question URL], with a score of TBD at the end of January. The most viewed is [question URL], ...


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I don't think we have difficulty attracting enthusiasts (which is a vague term anyway); the difficulty appears to be attracting people who post questions and answers that would interest people with a more scholarly interest in literature. What Makes Literature SE Unattractive to Scholars? Since posting my previous answer, I have given this question more ...


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