Twentieth Century Fantasists

Author: Kath Filmer
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 1349221260
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Twentieth-Century Fantasists is a collection of essays which examine the way in which fantasy literature functions as cultural and social criticism. Essays on Tolkien, Le Guin, Angela Carter, H.G. Wells and C.S. Lewis are included: and also works by William Burroughs, Ford Madox Ford, and Salman Rushdie are discussed. The book surveys the social and cultural changes of the twentieth century as reflected in the works of fantasy writers.
Twentieth-Century Fantasists
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Kath Filmer
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992-07-07 - Publisher: Springer

Twentieth-Century Fantasists is a collection of essays which examine the way in which fantasy literature functions as cultural and social criticism. Essays on Tolkien, Le Guin, Angela Carter, H.G. Wells and C.S. Lewis are included: and also works by William Burroughs, Ford Madox Ford, and Salman Rushdie are discussed. The
Scepticism and Hope in Twentieth Century Fantasy Literature
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Kath Filmer-Davies
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1992 - Publisher: Popular Press

Religious discourse has become alien to the secular and skeptical western societies of the twentieth century. There is real discomfort when religious discourse appears either in the popular press or in society. But even in a secular society, there is still a psychological need (one might even use the stronger
Science Fiction and Fantasy Reference Index, 1992-1995
Language: en
Pages: 503
Authors: Halbert W. Hall
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Libraries Unlimited

This ambitious work provides single-point, unified access to some of the most significant books, articles, and news reports in the science fiction, fantasy, and horror genres. Entries are arranged in two sections-author (subarranged by title) and subject-and may have up to 50 subject terms assigned. No other reference tool addresses
Contemporary Women’s Fiction and the Fantastic
Language: en
Pages: 257
Authors: L. Armitt
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000-04-14 - Publisher: Springer

This volume examines a wide variety of the ways in which the fantastic has impacted upon contemporary women's fiction. Some of the issues addressed include: the importance of the cyborg and the spectre to critical and fictional discourses of gender; the interface between the grotesque and contemporary readings of feminist
Trajectories of the Fantastic
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts 1993
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Presents a variety of approaches to the fantastic in rock music, cinema, and fiction.