The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature: From Irving to Le Guin

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Indiana University Press, 1980 - Literary Criticism - 212 pages
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Brian Attebery considers eccentricities and history in the writings of, Baum, Ruskin, MacDonald, Morris, Lewis and Tolkien in a concise survey of the different definitions and characteristics of the genre of fantasy, first exploring it as a whole, then defining its influence on American folklore.

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Fantasy and the Folk Tradition
16
Belief Legend and Romance
33
Fantasy for American Children
59
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