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The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy LiteratureThat excitement and wonder can be found in imagining impossible things From the ghost stories of the Gothic to the zombies and vampires of twenty first century popular literature from Mrs Radcliffe to Ms Rowling the fantastic has been popular with readers Since Tolkien and his many imitators however it has become a major publishing phenomenon In this volume critics and authors of fantasy look at its history since the Enlighte.

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Nment introduce readers to some of the different codes for the reading and understanding of fantasy and The Cambridge ePUB examine some of the many varieties and subgenres of fantasy; from magical realism at the literary end of the genre to paranormal romance at the popular end The book is edited by the same pair who produced The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction winner of a Hugo Award in.

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  • Mladen

    review Ó The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy LiteratureOne would expect from a publication like this one However a lot of essays simply summarize the topics provide relevant authorstitles and retell the stories The book is divided into 3 sections; the first two are actually interesting the texts written by Brian Attebery Edward James Adam Roberts Gary Wolfe and Andrew Butler stand out in the crowd as is expected from them their texts generally are always well written analytical and provide interesting and relevant information and significant insights into the matter Jim Casey wrote a fine piece about postmodern fantasy as well as Bould and Vint about politics The texts written by the above authors make this book wor


  • Andrew

    review Ó The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy LiteratureAs with most entries in the Cambridge Companion series the good is good and the mediocre is mediocreParts I III are substantially stronger than Part II Standout essays are Tolkien Lewis and the Explosion of Genre Fantasy uest Fantasies and Modern Children's Fantasy Essays that are meh a


  • Carmen

    review Ó The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy LiteratureA must have for people who love fantasy Excellent reference work The critical analyses of your favor it books are dead on That and my wish list grew exponentially as


  • A.J. Carlisle

    review Ó The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy LiteratureAn Author’s Journey The “Many Terraced Houses” of Fantasy 2 Book Review of James Mendlesohn’s “The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature” published on 12515 Morning EveryoneOn a recent return flight from NYC I had the pleasure of finishing The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature edited by Edward James Farah Mendlesohn 2008 I’ve been arguing in these blogs for a couple of years that the epic or “high” fantasy market needs a “reboot” and it my heart good to see an academic approach to the entirety of the subject especially in such a concise book whose articles run the gamut of the origins of modern fantasy in the 17th Century to works that reach well into the 21stJames and Mendleso


  • Arkadeb

    review Ó The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literatureuite heavy reading Extremely informative and well researched as is expected of a Cambridge Companion However there is some confusion regarding Urban fantasy and paranormal romance


  • Richard

    review Ó The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy LiteratureViewed as a whole this is a well organized informative and varied collection of essays on English language fantasy literature from the late seventeenth century to today with a particular emphasis on modern and contemporary fantasy The division into three sections Histories what you'd expect Ways of Reading fantasy seen through a number of different critical lenses and Clusters groups of texts works well and the book covers a lot of material without becoming overwhelmi


  • Sissel

    review Ó The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy LiteratureNot all essays in this collection were relevant for my thesis but I skimmed the ones that weren't and I thought the uality of the collection was very good My favorite ones wereThe Development of Children's Fantasy by Maria NikolajevaWriters of Colour by Nedi Okorafor a pleasant surprise because I did not know that she was included in this collectionModern Children's Fantasy by Catherine Butler


  • Liz

    review Ó The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy LiteratureA really interesting mix of essays and I appreciated the historical tour at the beginning of this one far than the one in the CC to SF I also loved appreciated the theoretical surveys although I found the genre ones lessinteresting And of course I got some good book recs out of it


  • Cathy Wang

    review Ó The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy LiteratureMy first and best academic book in English


  • A.

    review Ó The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy LiteratureSome of this was interesting some of it was less than interesting