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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Rather than drawing definitive boundaries for the genre, Attebery proposes a description of fantasy as a “fuzzy set”: Your rating has been recorded. Account Options Sign in. Dieda Vorkosigan rated it liked it Jul 03, This useful study, the first to so thoroughly treat the genesis and evolution of the fantasy tradition in American literature, is well organized, substantive, and smoothly written.
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The fantasy tradition in American literature : from Irving to Le Guin
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Attebery offers as examples ancient ballads which, when they came to America, were transformed. Open Preview See a Problem?
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My library Help Advanced Book Search. Occasional readers of fantasy could give it a miss, but those who read fantasy devotedly or have an interest in the genre as a whole will want it for their reference shelf.
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Brian Attebery’s The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature: From Irving to Le Guin
Le Guin, John Crowley, J. Your list has reached the maximum number of items. It holds ancient beliefs and insights safe within a shell of seeming inconsequence.
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