The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature

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Fantasy is a creation of the Enlightenment, and the recognition that 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 Enlightenment, introduce readers to ...

The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521728737

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The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature 2012, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

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