Template talk:Lloyd Alexander

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Change title of Navbox[edit]

The name in the navbox currently says Novels by Lloyd Alexander, but that is not exactly true. Several listed under Other Novels are not novels but more non-fiction/auto-biographical. Should those really be included under Novels? Plus, since the template is just called {{Lloyd Alexander}}, I think it should include not just Novels, but all works. I'm changing the Other Novels section to say Other Works and also add a group for Translations. Thank you. -- JoannaSerah (talk) 23:16, 28 December 2011 (UTC)

This year I have learned that the noun "novel" is used broadly here at wikipedia, in [:Category] and {Infobox} and Wikiproject, not only navboxen. Novel sometimes means book.
For Alexander i think there should be only one template and it should include notable books of all kinds so I agree strongly with the comprehensive scope and label (regardless of the name of the template).
I don't know enough yet to suggest subdivision of the navbox. I do feel the optimum is at least one small step from {{Lloyd Alexander}} toward the overdivided {{Works by Anne McCaffrey}}. --P64 (talk) 23:36, 28 December 2011 (UTC)
Regarding words that are not in the name of a linked article: I have removed initial "The" from the navbox title and two group names. Some navbox group names include words such as "trilogy" and "series", others omit them. I have retained them, lowercase. --P64 (talk) 17:56, 7 January 2012 (UTC)


I have replaced "Other works" by two groups, "Other works for children and young adults" and those "Books for adults" listed in front endpapers of The Iron Ring (Dutton, 1997).

After adding two "for Adults" from that Dutton list here, and revising Lloyd Alexander, I have confirmed that these children/YA and adults groups comprise the same books listed in section Lloyd Alexander#Other.

The works in this navbox now differ from those in the biography by including four translations rather than one. --P64 (talk) 17:58, 7 January 2012 (UTC)

Looks good to me. I know we need to update his page about the translations and some other stuff. Will keep looking for sources. -- JoannaSerah (talk) 18:01, 7 January 2012 (UTC)