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|Contents:||Preface Introduction: Learning to Resist the Wolf by Nicholas Ruddick A Manifesto for Fantasists Oh God, Here Come the Elves! by Jane Yolen Unreal Rhetorics: Contemporary Fantastic Theory and Practice Fantasy and the Narrative Transaction by Brian Attebery Specular SF: Postmodern Allegory by Veronica Hollinger Knowing about Knowing: Paradigms of Knowledge in the Postmodern Fantastic by Peter Malekin Im/maculate: Some Instances of Gnostic Science Fiction by Reinhold Kramer The Reproduction of the Body in Space by Elisabeth Vonarburg Recovering the Numinous: Studies in the British and European Fantastic M.G. Lewis and Later Gothic Fiction: The Numinous Dissipated by Robert F. Geary The Taming of the Screw: Rohmer's Filming of Kleist's "Die Marquise von O ... " by Mary Rhiel Alain Robbe-Grillet and the Fantastic by Tony Chadwick and Virginia Harger-Grinling Caricature, Parody, Satire: Narrative Masks as Subversion of the Picaro in Patrick Suskind's "Perfume" by Edith Borchardt From the Empire of the Senseless: Studies in American Fantasy and Science Fiction Reality, Fiction and Wu in "The Man in the High Castle" by Jianjiong Zhu Zelazny's Black: The Sidekick as Second Self by Carl B. Yoke Suicide, Murder, Culture, and Catastrophe: Joanna Russ's "We Who Are About To ... " by Patrick D. Murphy Getting a Kick out of Chaos: "Fortunate Failure" in Greg Bear's Future Histories by Len Hatfield Out of Blue Water: Dream Flight and Narrative Construction in the Novels of Toni Morrison by Grace A. Epstein Dominance and Subversion: The Horizontal Sublime and Erotic Empowerment in the Works of Kathy Acker by Greg Lewis Peters Machine Nightmares: Sex and Techno-Horror in Fantastic Literature and Film The Dawn Patrol: Sex, Technology, and Irony in Farmer and Ballard by Gary K. Wolfe The Making of Frankenstein's Monster: Post-Golem, Pre-Robot by Norma Rowen "Westworld," "Futureworld," and the World's Obscenity by J. P. Telotte The Animal at the Door: Modern Works of Horror and the Natural Animalby Marian Scholtmeijer Index|
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?As a critical collection about fantasy this collection belongs on every fiction authors reading list. It proposes some important views about practice and levels of believability. Recommended for