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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The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature
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Professor of English at Idaho State University. The Baum tradition — ch. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Indiana University Press- Literary Criticism – pages. Search by title, author, keyword or ISBN.
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Melville expanded on this fear of the unknown to create marvels. Rather than drawing definitive boundaries for the genre, Attebery proposes a description of fantasy as a “fuzzy set”: Cancel Forgot your password? This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
We can hope, with Ian McDonald, that there are authors who are looking americna answers to the questions that frighten us.
Jenny rated it it was amazing Apr 27, The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Maggie rated it traditkon it Oct 20, From inside the book. A writer who wishes to produce something both American and fantastic, and who would root his creation, as did the British fantasists, in his native lore, must move against the current, restoring what has been lost over the years or finding eddies of tradition that have resisted the general erosion of the marvelous.
Renee marked it as to-read Feb 23, And his twenty-five pages of notes, bibliography, and index are a gold mine all by themselves.
The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature: From Irving to Le Guin
For those Americans, Oz became the mirage of America that hangs on the horizon. BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 14, You may have already requested this item.
Edward added it Dec 28, Belief, legend, and romance — ch. Imagining Being an American Donald E. Ann marked it as to-read Jan 13, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Published November 1st by Indiana University Press first published Attebery offers this definition for fantasy: Fantasy for American children — ch.
Contents Fantasy and the Folk Tradition. The name field is required. Dieda Vorkosigan rated it liked it Jul 03, Johnalyn marked it as to-read Apr 21, Internet resource Document Type: Please enter your name.
The fantasy tradition in American literature : from Irving to Le Guin
Jeanette marked it as to-read Aug 22, Indiana University Press- Literary Criticism – pages. 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.
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