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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... to a new science and spirituality , to new politics and economics , and finally to
a total psychological transformation of all ... freedom our thirst for knowledge and
spiritual illumination , and our yearning for love and beauty will at last be freed .
The Integration of Science and Spirituality in the Time Quartet The Time Quartet
consists of four novels tied together by ... religion or , specifically , Christianity is
not mentioned ; even biblical references are embedded in a spiritual rather than ...
The impossibility of confining spirituality to only one particular religion does not
mean that a particular religion , such as Christianity , cannot be conceived in
purely spiritual terms . On the contrary , what L ' Engle does by mythopoetically re
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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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