Fantasy Fiction: An Introduction (Literary Genres)
These introductions all share the same nine-part structure:
1. A broad definition of the genre and its essential elements
2. A timeline of historical developments
3. Critical concerns to bear in mind while reading
4. Detailed readings of several key texts
5. In-depth analysis of major themes and issues
6. Signposts for further study
7. A summary of the most important criticism in the field
8. A glossary of terms
9. An annotated, critical reading list
Writers covered in this book include:
Lewis Carroll, Edward Lear, George Orwell, J.R.R. Tolkien, Mary Shelley, J.K. Rowling, H.G. Wells, Thomas More, Jonathan Swift, Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Yann Martel, Jeanette Winterson, and William Gibson.
“…skillfully presented overview that will swiftly acquaint literature students, authors and lay readers with a greater understanding of the cultural and literary forces and ideas that drive the fantasy genre.” – Wisconsin Bookwatch, September 2005 (Wisconsin Book Watch) Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at the University of Wales, Bangor
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- Continuum; Annotated edition edition (April 13, 2005)
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