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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Tying up the threads of multiple arguments on the qualities , characteristics and
possible tags which were proposed for the genre , I explain why the term
mythopoeic fantasy seems more appropriate than other terms used so far to
describe this ...
Positing one generic category for all literary manifestations of the fantastic is an
audacious proposal which would ... This need is , by the way , corroborated by all
taxonomies of fantasy proposed so far , few of which include less than eight ...
In this innovative book Sheldrake proposed an alternative to the conventional
mechanistic theory of life in the form of morphogenetic fields which are “
responsible for the characteristic form and organization of systems at all levels of
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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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