One Earth, One People: The Mythopoeic Fantasy Series of Ursula K. Le Guin, Lloyd Alexander, Madeleine L'Engle and Orson Scott Card
McFarland, Incorporated, Publishers, 2008 - 263 páginas
This work presents the genre of mythopoeic fantasy from a holistic perspective, arguing that this central genre of fantasy literature is largely misunderstood as a result of decades of incomplete and reductionist literary studies. The author asserts that mythopoeic fantasy is not only the most complete literary expression of a worldview based on the existence of supernatural or spiritual powers but that the genre is in a unique position to transform social consciousness with a renewed emphasis on anticipating the future. The author lays out theoretical foundations for his argument in the first four chapters and then demonstrates how the works of fantasy authors Ursula K. LeGuin, Lloyd Alexander, Madeleine L'Engle, and Orson Scott Card exemplify his argument in the remaining four chapters.
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White , who explored the use of traditional Welsh material in children ' s literature
, meticulously listed Alexander ' s borrowings — characters , names , place
names , topography , plot elements , and tone — from the Mabinogi , Guest ' s ...
Most critics , however , placed Alexander alongside Lewis , White , L ' Engle ,
Cooper and other children ' s fantasists , acknowledging his Prydain series as
intended for pre - adolescent readership and therefore less demanding than the
The Mythopoeic Fantasy Series of Ursula K. Le Guin, Lloyd Alexander,
Madeleine L'Engle and Orson Scott Card Marek Oziewicz Donald E. Palumbo,
C.W. Sullivan III. sequels — The Children of Llyr ( 1971 ) , The Song of Rhiannon
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If this is supposed to be a book about Ursula K. LeGuin, Lloyd Alexander, Madeleine L'Engle, and Orson Scott Card, why does it spend so much time talking about J. R. R. Tolkien? That's not really an ... Leer comentario completo
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