Genre at the Crossroads

Genre at the Crossroads

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Cultural Writing. Fantasy. Essays. The genre of fantasy (with its many forms) dominated twentieth-century literature and art much in the way qrealismq dominated the literature and art of the ninteenth-century. Yet, while winning wide popular acclaim, it has often encountered the disapproval and distain of academic critics. The twenty essays in this volume set out to qmake the caseq for fantasy, especially science fiction, meanwhile tracing its orgins and illuminating its history. Outside of the editors, contributors include Frank McConnell, Bradford Lyau, G.S. Rousseau, Eric S. Rabkin, Brian Aldiss, Gregory Benford, A. Owen Aldridge, Mark Rose, Georgy Guffy, Michael Clifton and Gary Westfahl.The Challenge of Fantasy : a Collection of Essays George Edgar Slusser, Jean Pierre Barricelli. person is ... Science fiction is usually cast in the form of the novel or short story, but Goethea#39;s play Faust may also be considered under this rubric.

Title:Genre at the Crossroads
Author:George Edgar Slusser, Jean Pierre Barricelli
Publisher:Xenos Books - 2003-01-01


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