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Appelbaum, David. “Point of Return: An Interview with Ursula K. Le Guin.” Parabola XXIII, No. 1 （February 1998）: 19-27.
Le Guin comments on the significance of the millenium, historical and mythical memory, and the nature of time.
Kaler, Anne K. “‘Carving in Water’: Journey/Journals and the Images of Women's Writings in Ursula Le Guin's ‘Sur.’” LIT: Literature Interpretation Theory 7, No. 1 （January 1996）: 51-62.
Provides analysis of the short story “Sur,” drawing attention to feminist themes associated with journal writing and the journey motif in the narrative.
Marcus, Daniel. Review of The Language of the Night. Whole Earth Review 82 （Spring 1994）: 47.
Offers a favorable evaluation of The Language of the Night.
McCaffery, Larry, and Sinda Gregory. “An Interview with Ursula K. Le Guin.” In Across the Wounded Galaxies: Interviews with Contemporary American Science Fiction Writers, edited by Larry McCaffery, pp. 151-75. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 1990.
Le Guin discusses her writing, formative influences, literary career, artistic preoccupations, and the science fiction genre.
Selinger, Bernard. “The Personal Is the Political.” In Le Guin and Identity in Contemporary Fiction, pp. 149-56. Ann Arbor, MI: UMI Research Press, 1988.
Examines the struggle among Le Guin's protagonists to integrate self-identity and communion, a psychological dilemma that he compares to the mental state of autism and the creative artist.
Spivack, Charlotte. Ursula K. Le Guin. Boston: Twayne, 1984, 182 pp.
A book-length collection of critical essays that provides plot summary and analysis of Le Guin's major novels, short fiction, and essays.
Tuttle, Lisa. “Animal Relations.” Times Literary Supplement （18-24 May 1990）: 534.
A positive review of Buffalo Gals.
Walsh, William. “I Am A Woman Writer; I Am A Western Writer: An Interview with Ursula Le Guin.” Kenyon Review XVII, Nos. 3-4...
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