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Functions of the Fantastic: Selected Essays from the Thirteenth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (Hardback)
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Functions of the Fantastic: Selected Essays from the Thirteenth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (Hardback)

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Hardback 248 Pages / Published: 14/11/1995
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This collection of 23 essays represents the best papers from the Thirteenth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts. Scholars representing diverse perspectives on the fantastic address a variety of works-including those by Jane Austen, J.R.R. Tolkien, Stephen Donaldson, Ursula Le Guin, Jean Baudrillard, Anatole France, William Blake, and Angela Carter. Subjects addressed range from children's tales and classic literature to paper sculptures and popular television series. Containing provocative applications of scholarly observation to practical life, this volume will be of interest to scholars of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and popular culture, and to others who want to know which topics are currently in vogue in the field.

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9780313295218
Number of pages: 248
Weight: 495 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 21 mm


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"Awash in discussion of popular trends yet unabashedly scholarly, brief, and mostly free of jargon, these essays are a valuable introduction to current critical and theoretical approaches to the fantastic. All academic collections."-Choice
?Awash in discussion of popular trends yet unabashedly scholarly, brief, and mostly free of jargon, these essays are a valuable introduction to current critical and theoretical approaches to the fantastic. All academic collections.?-Choice

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