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Alternative worlds in fantasy fiction

Author: Peter Hunt; Millicent Lenz
Publisher: New York ; London : Continuum, 2004.
Series: Contemporary classics of children's literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a critical study of Ursula le Guin, Philip Pullman and Terry Pratchett. It overviews the "alworlds" genre and studies the "Earthsea" quartet, the "Discworld" series and the "His Dark  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Ursula K Le Guin; Philip Pullman; Terry Pratchett; Ursula K Le Guin; Terry Pratchett; Philip Pullman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Hunt; Millicent Lenz
ISBN: 0826449360 9780826449368 0826477607 9780826477606 0826449379 9780826449375
OCLC Number: 56650361
Notes: Originally published: 2001.
Description: 192 pages.
Contents: Ch. 1. Introduction / Peter Hunt --
Ch. 2. Ursula K. Le Guin / Millicent Lenz --
Ch. 3. Terry Pratchett / Peter Hunt --
Ch. 4. Philip Pullman / Millicent Lenz.
Series Title: Contemporary classics of children's literature.
Responsibility: Peter Hunt and Millicent Lenz.

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