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The shape of the fantastic : selected essays from the Seventh International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts

Author: Olena H Saciuk
Publisher: New York : Greenwood Press, 1990.
Series: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 39.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts (7th : 1986 : Houston, Tex.).
Shape of the fantastic.
New York : Greenwood Press, 1990
(OCoLC)556248181
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olena H Saciuk
ISBN: 0313261989 9780313261985
OCLC Number: 19887515
Notes: Papers presented at the proceedings of the conference held in Mar. 1986 in Houston.
Description: xiv, 270 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: The country nobody visits: varieties of fantasy in Strand's poetry / Lance Olsen --
Fantasy as criticism in Foster's short fiction --
Tolkien, Crowley, and postmodernism / Brian Attebery --
The fantastic through "The Custom-House": Hawthorne's American romance / Scott Friesner --
Kafka's "A Country Doctor" as neoromantic fairy tale / James S. Whitlark --
The elusiveness of fantasy / Colin N. Manlove --
Henry James's "Maud-Evelyn": Menage a trois Fantastique / Richard Gage --
Todorov's pure fantastic in a story by Julio Cortazar / Julia Cruz --
Fantasmagoria and optics in Theophile Gautier's: Arria Marcella" / Grant Crichfield --
The fantastic stories in Las Fuerzas Extrabas by Leopoldo Lugones / Nancy M. Kason --
The ambigious animal: evolution of the beast-man in scientific creation myths / Jill Milling --
Gender issues in American angels / Patricia M Burnham --
Structures of exchanfe in Villiers de I'Isle-Adam's "L'Intersigne" / Nancy C. Mellerski --
Medusa and the romantic concept of beauty / Vernon Hyles 00 Two practiitioners of the grotesque: Sherwood Anderson and Isaac Bashevis Singer / Martin Scgwarz --
Gautier's Spirite: beyond the shadow od the idea / Holly Ulmer York --
Miracles and murder: Raymond Chandle's fantastic stories / Michael J. Larsen --
Taoism in the fantasties of Ursula K. Le Guin / J.R. Wytenbroek --Joyce, Yeats, Tarot, and the structure of Dubliners / Lloyd Worley --
Exegeses on stand on Zanzibar's digressions into genesis / Carl Schaffer --
Dream of Africa: the function of dream in Kateb Yacine's Nedjma / Elizabeth Perry Murrell --
The integrated alien: ritual magic in the fiction of Dion Fortune / John Alego --
What should a sf novel be about? / Brian W. Aldiss --
The response of wonder: science fiction and literary theory / Leo Daugherty --
The insistnce of fantasy in contemporary science fiction film / Brooks Landon.
Series Title: Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, no. 39.
Responsibility: edited by Olena H. Saciuk.

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