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Fantasy Literary Criticism

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What Makes This Book So Great

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What Makes This Book So Great

Jo Walton

Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism; Reference » Sci-Fi Literary Criticism

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As any reader of Jo Walton's Among Others might guess, Walton is both an inveterate reader of SF and fantasy, and a chronic... [more]

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Fairyland: Pictures and Poems

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Fairyland: Pictures and Poems

Alexandra Day

Fantasy » Fairy Tale; Fantasy » Magic; Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism; Young Adult » Kids

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Beautiful pictures of fairies, accompanied by poems that complement them. [more]

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Fantastic in Literature

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Fantastic in Literature

Eric S. Rabkin

Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism

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What exactly is the fantastic? In the twentieth-century world, our notions of what is impossible are assaulted every day.... [more]

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A-Z of JRR Tolkiens Hobbit

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A-Z of JRR Tolkiens Hobbit

Sarah Oliver

Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism; Fantasy » Fantasy Reference

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Filming 'The Hobbit' threw up all kinds of challenges for the cast. Find out who injured themselves on set and who the biggest... [more]

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Strategies of Fantasy

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Strategies of Fantasy

Brian Attebery

Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism

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Drawing on a number of literary theories (but avoiding most of their jargon), the author makes a case for fantasy as a significant... [more]

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Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre

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Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre

Tsvetan Todorov

Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism

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In The Fantastic, Tzvetan Todorov seeks to examine both generic theory and a particular genre, moving back and forth between... [more]

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Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary

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Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary

J. R. R. Tolkien

Fantasy » Norse; Fantasy » Heroic; Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism; Fantasy » Fantasy Reference

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The translation of Beowulf by J.R.R. Tolkien was an early work, very distinctive in its mode, completed in 1926: he returned... [more]

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Shadowhunters and Downworlders (Mortal Instruments Reader)

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Shadowhunters and Downworlders (Mortal Instruments Reader)

Sarah Rees Brennan, Holly Black, Rachel Caine, Kami Garcia

Fantasy » Young Adult; Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism; Fantasy » Fantasy Reference; Young Adult » Young Adult Fantasy

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An epic urban fantasy set in a richly imagined world of shadowhunters, vampires, werewolves, fairies, and more. [more]

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The Animal Fable in Science Fiction and Fantasy

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The Animal Fable in Science Fiction and Fantasy

Bruce Shaw

Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism; Reference » Sci-Fi Literary Criticism

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Though animal stories and fables stretch back into the antiquity of ancient India, Persia, Greece and Rome, the reasons for... [more]

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Fire in the Stone: Prehistoric Fiction from Charles Darwin to Jean M Auel

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Fire in the Stone: Prehistoric Fiction from Charles Darwin to Jean M Auel...

Nicholas Ruddick

Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism; Fantasy » Fantasy Reference

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The first comprehensive study of prehistoric fiction [more]

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Children's Literature: A Reader's History from Aesop to Harry Potter

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Children's Literature: A Reader's History from Aesop to Harry Potter

Professor Seth Lerer

Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism

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Ever since children have learned to read, there has been children's literature. This book charts the makings of the Western... [more]

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Buck Wild Doonesbury: a Doonesbury Book

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Buck Wild Doonesbury: a Doonesbury Book

G. B Trudeau

Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism

Paperback

From the Bill Clinton-Ken Starr face-off to high-flying Internet startups, Trudeau hones in on the things we take seriously... [more]

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Book of the Dead: Friends of Yesteryear: Fictioneers & Others

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Book of the Dead: Friends of Yesteryear: Fictioneers & Others

E Hoffmann Price

Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism

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Touch Magic: Fantasy, Faerie and Folklore in the Literature of Childhood

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Touch Magic: Fantasy, Faerie and Folklore in the Literature of Childhood...

Jane Yolen

Reference » Fantasy Literary Criticism

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The essays in Touch Magic, Jane Yolen's classic call-to-arms advocates the use of fantasy and folklore in children's literature.... [more]

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