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One earth, one people : the mythopoeic fantasy series of Ursula K. Le Guin, Lloyd Alexander, Madeleine L'Engle and Orson Scott Card

Author: Marek Oziewicz
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co, ©2008.
Series: Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy, 6.
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"Presents the genre from a holistic perspective, arguing that this subgenre of fantasy literature is misunderstood as result of decades of incomplete and reductionist literary studies. Asserts mythopoeic fantasy is the most complete literary expression of a worldview based on the existence of supernatural powers and could transform social consciousness with renewed emphasis on anticipating the future"--Provided by  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Oziewicz, Marek.
One earth, one people.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co, c2008
(OCoLC)607743192
Online version:
Oziewicz, Marek.
One earth, one people.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co, c2008
(OCoLC)608608455
Named Person: Ursula K Le Guin; Lloyd Alexander; Orson Scott Card; Madeleine L'Engle; Ursula K Le Guin; Lloyd Alexander
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Marek Oziewicz
ISBN: 9780786431359 0786431350
OCLC Number: 183186859
Description: vii, 263 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The confusion over fantasy and the confusions of the theoretical era --
Reductionist and holistic criticisms in a battle of worldviews --
Mythopoeic fantasy as a modern genre --
Twentieth-century rehabilitation of myth and the search for a new story --
Rediscovering harmony : Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea sequence (1964-2001) --
Bridging the past with the future : Lloyd Alexander's Prydain chronicles (1964-1973) --
Integrating science and spirituality : Madeleine L'Engle's Time quartet (1962-1986) --
Reconnecting with nature : Orson Scott Card's Tales of Alvin Maker (1987-2003).
Series Title: Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy, 6.
Responsibility: Marek Oziewicz ; foreword by Brian Attebery.
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