Writing and Fantasy
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Writing and Fantasy

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ISBN-13:
9780582309111
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
04.01.1999
Seiten:
308
Autor:
Barbara White
Gewicht:
386 g
Format:
214x141x18 mm
Serie:
Crosscurrents
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Providing a guide to fantasy writing from the classical period to the 20th century, this text focuses on different examples of how fantasy has acted as a political response to cultural opportunities and pressures. A wide variety of styles and genres are investigated.
Acknowledgements General Editors' Preface Writing and Fantasy: An Introduction, CERI SULLIVAN AND BARBARA WHITE PART ONE: EARLY 1. Modern Fantasy and Ancient Dreams, CHRIS PELLING 2. The Fairy Mistress in Medieval Literary Fantasy, CAROLYNE LARRINGTON 3. Haunting the Middle Ages, MARK PHILPOTT 4. Chivalry: Fantasy and Fear, RICHARD W. KAEUPER PART TWO: EARLY MODERN 5. Dreaming of Eve: Edenic Fantasies in John Milton's 'Paradise Lost', MARGARET KEAN 6. Jonson, the Antimasque and the Literary Fantastic: 'The Vision of Delight', LESLEY E. MICKEL 7. Writing Sexual Fantasy in the English Renaissance: Potency, Power and Poetry, DANIELLE CLARKE 8. Silly Money, Fantastic Credit, CERI SULLIVAN 9. The Politics of Escapism: Fantasies of Travel and Power in Richard Brome's 'The Antipodes' and Ben Jonson's 'The Alchemist', JULIE SANDERS 10. Travel and Sexual Fantasy in the Early Modern Period, DANIEL CAREY 11. Jenny Voss: the Fantasy of Female Criminality, BARBARA WHITE PART THREE: TWENTIETH CENTURY 12. The Grotesque Utopias of Jeanette Wi
Providing a guide to fantasy writing from the classical period to the 20th century, this text focuses on different examples of how fantasy has acted as a political response to cultural opportunities and pressures. A wide variety of styles and genres are investigated.