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Diana Wynne Jones : children's literature and the fantastic tradition

Autore: Farah Mendlesohn
Editore: New York : Routledge, 2005.
Serie: Children's literature and culture, 36.
Edizione/Formato:   Libro : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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"Diana Wynne Jones has been writing speculative fiction for children for more than thirty years. A clear influence on more recent writers such as J. K. Rowling, her humorous and exciting stories of wizards' academies, dragons, and griffins - many published for children but read by all ages - are also complexly structured and thought provoking critiques of the fantasy tradition. This book is the first sustained study
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Persona incaricata: Diana Wynne Jones
Tipo materiale: Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Book, Internet Resource
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Farah Mendlesohn
ISBN: 0415970237 9780415970235
Numero OCLC: 57669501
Descrizione: xxxiii, 240 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contenuti: Introduction: The Critical Fictions of Diana Wynne Jones --
Wilkins' Tooth --
Agency and Jones's Understanding of Adolescence --
Time Games --
Diana Wynne Jones and the Portal-Quest Fantasy --
The Immersive Fantasy --
Making the Mundane Fantastic, or Liminal Fantasy --
A Mad Kind of Reasonableness.
Titolo della serie: Children's literature and culture, 36.
Responsabilità: Farah Mendlesohn.
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A study of Diana Wynne Jones' work. This book examines her critiques of the fantastic tradition's ideas about childhood and adolescence. It is useful to those studying fantasy and children's  Per saperne di più…

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