The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature

The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature

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Examines the history of fantasy literature from its origins during the Enlightenment to the present, discussing its major themes and codes, writing and reading strategies, subgenres, and noteworthy writers.Part I consists of five chapters which survey English-language, and to a lesser extent European, fantasy from the late seventeenth ... to build up a picture of the vibrant and diverse range of writing commonly grouped together under the rubric a#39;fantasya#39;, or sometimes a#39;the fantastica#39;. ... which gets right down to the bones of the genre, beyond story, beyond character, beyond theme, to examine the way in whichanbsp;...

Title:The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature
Author:Edward James, Farah Mendlesohn
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2012-01-26


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