In Defence of Fantasy has 24 ratings and 2 reviews. Laura said: In defense of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen is extensive view of defining and approaching fantasy. Dr. Ann Swinfen presents a wide-ranging and comprehensive view of fantasy: what it is, what it tries to achieve, what fundamental differences distinguish it from . In Defence of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen – book cover, description, publication history.

Author: Shasho Mubar
Country: Kosovo
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Health and Food
Published (Last): 20 May 2016
Pages: 284
PDF File Size: 13.98 Mb
ePub File Size: 19.25 Mb
ISBN: 548-4-87115-782-2
Downloads: 96321
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Kihn

Prue rated it it was amazing Sep 21, The E-mail message field is required. Check copyright status Cite this Title In defence of fantasy: Jessica Fure rated it it was ok Jul 13, Roman fantastique anglais — Histoire et critique. Open to the public Book Defeence University of Adelaide.

Lists What are lists? Your request to send this item has been completed.

I do, however, disagree with Swinfen’s analysis of the writings of Tolkien and C. Please enter the message. Sylvester rated it liked it May derence, Fantasy fiction, American — History and criticism.


Thomas Cotterill rated it liked it Apr 25, Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Her latest novel, Flood, is set in the fenlands of East Anglia during the seventeenth century, where the local people fought desperately to save their land from greedy and unscrupulous speculators.

I think the actual defense was not mentioned until the last chapter, where the author mentions the genre has been accused o A good study of the fantasy genre and its sub-categories animal fantasy, worlds in parallel, secondary worlds, etc.

In Defence of Fantasy

University of Canberra Library. Be the first to add this to a list. Davjola marked it as to-read Apr 27, Paula marked it as to-read Feb 19, Arpitha rated it it was ok Mar 19, The Basic important question related about fantasy, such as, what is fantasy, what is the goal behind it, or what makes it unique and a different from the realist fiction. Open to the public ; PR Emelinemimie rated it it was ok Mar 18, Don’t have an account? Though the title has “defense” in it, the genre hardly needs one.


English-speaking countries — Intellectual life — 20th century. Comments and reviews What are comments?

In Defence of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen

The E-mail Address es you entered is deffnce not in a valid format. Would you also like to submit a review for this item?

University of Sydney Library. Contents Fantasy and the marvellous. Criticism, interpretation, etc Document Type: Mickey rated it liked it Dec 23, You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item.