Other Worlds

Other Worlds

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Fantasy permits its readers a certain distance from pragmatic affairs and offers them a clearer insight into them. It offers a parallel reality, which gives us a renewed awareness of what we already know. Fantasy invites the reader to recover a belief which has been beclouded by knowledge, to renew a faith which has been shattered by fact. As the pace of modern life quickens, the fascination for fantasy literature quickens simultaneously.Fantasy and Science Fiction Exploring the distinctions between fantasy and science fiction is equivalent to marking differences in identical twins. ... The fact that both have been assimilated under a common rubric, like twins sharing a surname, has not eased the difficulty. ... 13 For Wilson, science fiction was little more than aquot;the revealed truths of Science . . . interwoven with a pleasing story which mayanbsp;...

Title:Other Worlds
Author:John H. Timmerman
Publisher:Popular Press - 1983-01-01


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