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.
Resultados 1-3 de 32
Poetic knowledge and fantasy as a worldview which presupposes the existence
of the supernatural overlap in that it is through poetic knowledge that the
supernatural is sensed as real though impossible to prove . That holists did not
use the ...
The fragments quoted above naturally suggest the third characteristics which
links poetic knowledge with the claims of holistic critics on fantasy in literature ,
and that is the awareness of the educational potential of those types of art which
of a clear term which would encompass the concerns of poetic knowledge in all
those areas . This problem with the name is the fourth area in which philosophers
' reflection on poetic knowledge overlaps with holistic critics ' reflection on the ...
Comentarios de la gente - Escribir un comentario
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - waltzmn - LibraryThing
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
The Confusion over Fantasy and the Confusions of
Derechos de autor
Otras 10 secciones no mostradas