Alternative Worlds In Fantasy Fiction

Author: Peter Hunt
Editor: A&C Black
ISBN: 0826477607
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Edited by Morag Styles and written by an international team of acknowledged experts, this series provides jargon-free, critical discussion and a comprehensive guide to literary and popular texts for children. Each book introduces the reader to a major genre of children's literature, covering the key authors, major works and contexts in which those texts are published, read and studied. This book provides an illuminating guide to literature that creates alternative worlds for young readers. Focusing on the work of Ursula Le Guin, Terry Pratchett and Philip Pullman, the book considers both the genre of ?alternative worlds? and the distinctiveness of these authors? texts, including Philip Pullman's The Amber Spyglass.
Alternative Worlds in Fantasy Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 184
Authors: Peter Hunt, Millicent Lenz
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-08-15 - Publisher: A&C Black

Edited by Morag Styles and written by an international team of acknowledged experts, this series provides jargon-free, critical discussion and a comprehensive guide to literary and popular texts for children. Each book introduces the reader to a major genre of children's literature, covering the key authors, major works and contexts
Alternative Worlds in Fantasy Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Michael Lee
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-06-07 - Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

This book provides an illuminating guide to literature that creates alternative worlds for young readers. Focusing on the work of Ursula Le Guin, Terry Pratchett and Philip Pullman, the book considers both the genre of 'alternative worlds' and the distinctiveness of these authors' texts, including Philip Pullman's The Amber Sypglass.
Island Genres, Genre Islands
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Ralph Crane, Lisa Fletcher, Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Tasmania
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-03 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

The first book length study of the conceptualization and representation of islands in popular fiction.
Twenty-First-Century Popular Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Bernice Murphy
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-31 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

This groundbreaking collection provides students with a timely and accessible overview of current trends within contemporary popular fiction.
Displacing the Anxieties of Our World
Language: en
Pages: 228
Authors: Ildikó Limpár
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-06 - Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Monster studies, dystopian literature and film studies have become central to research on the now-proliferating works that give voice to culture-specific anxieties. This new development in scholarship reinforces the notion that the genres of fantasy and science fiction call for interpretations that see their spaces of imagination as reflections of