The fantasy tradition in American literature : from Irving to Le Guin (Book, 1980) [WorldCat.org]
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The fantasy tradition in American literature : from Irving to Le Guin

Author: Brian Attebery
Publisher: Bloomington, Ind., 1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Considers eccentricities and history in the writings of Baum, Ruskin, MacDonald, Morris, Lewis and Tolkien. This book presents a survey of the different definitions and characteristics of the genre  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Attebery
ISBN: 0253356652 9780253356659
OCLC Number: 902463446
Contents: Locating Fantasy; Fantasy and the Folk Tradition; Belief, Legend, and Romance; Fantasy for American Children; Oz; Fantasy and Escape; The Baum Tradition; After Tolkien
Responsibility: Brian Attebery [aut].

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This useful study, the first to so thoroughly treat the genesis and evolution of the fantasy tradition in American literature, is well organized, substantive, and smoothly written. After sharing his Read more...

 
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