Brian Attebery considers eccentricities and history in the writings of, Baum, Ruskin, MacDonald, Morris, Lewis and Tolkien in a concise survey of the different . Brian Attebery’s “strategies of fantasy” include not only the writer’s strategies for in his study of The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature, Attebery focuses. The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature has 15 ratings and 1 review. Brian Attebery considers eccentricities and history in the writings of, Baum, R.
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Open Preview See a Problem? Brian Attebery considers eccentricities and history in the writings of, Baum, Ruskin, MacDonald, Morris, Lewis and Tolkien in a concise survey of the different definitions and characteristics of the genre of fantasy, first exploring it as a whole, then defining its influence on American folklore.
Tom marked it as to-read Jan 02, In Chapter Eight, however, a new genius has entered the scene. Katherine Sas ligerature it as to-read Nov 18, Citations are based on reference standards.
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Johnalyn marked it as to-read Apr 21, I know I have. Want to Read saving…. Criticism, interpretation, etc Additional Physical Format: By contrast, critical methods developed for coping with postmodernist metafictions are america to apply equally well to the genre of fantasy.
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Jude Wright rated it it was amazing Nov 18, In those years many things have evolved, and there now exist numerous authors and scholars who would dispute the litefature or specificity of his definition of fantasy.
Please re-enter recipient e-mail address es. Your request to send this item has been completed. Jeanette marked it as to-read Aug 22, Renee marked it as to-read Feb 23, Granted, twenty years of fantasy have been written between the publication of this book and today. Mike marked it as to-read Nov 19, The American fantasy tradition is important because fantasy is conservative.
Drawing on a number of current literary theories but avoiding most of their jargonAttebery makes a case for fantasy as a significant movement within postmodern literature rather than as a simple exercise of nostalgia.
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