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The fantastic in literature

by Eric S. Rabkin

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy literature -- History and criticism,
  • Fantastic, The, in literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Eric S. Rabkin.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.F34 R3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 234 p. :
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5204792M
    ISBN 10069106301X
    LC Control Number75030201

    The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy Literature - edited by Edward James January The languages of the fantastic. from PART II - WAYS OF READING By Greer Gilman; Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. The Cambridge Companion to Fantasy by: 4. The Fantastic in Modern Japanese Literature explores the dark side to Japanese literature and Japanese society. It takes in the nightmarish future depicted in the animated film masterpiece, Akira, and the pastoral dream worlds created by Japan's Nobel Prize winning author Oe Kenzaburo.

    Fantastic literature synonyms, Fantastic literature pronunciation, Fantastic literature translation, English dictionary definition of Fantastic literature. also fantastical adj. 1. a. Based on or existing only in fantasy; unreal: fantastic mythological creatures; the fantastic realms of science fiction. For children, the line between the real and the fantastic is a pretty thin one, and in children's literature, we'll find that this line is also very thin. Be careful, or you might trip over it without even realizing.

    Modern Fantasy - description of story elements and quality characteristics Story Elements. Characterization. Characters can have special powers. Animals act like people (animorphisism). Setting. Place is imaginary or of another world or universe. Time is anytime or no time. About this Item: Arno Press, New York, First hardcover edition. Octavo, cloth. Text offset from that of the Science-Fiction & Fantasy Publications edition. "Day intended this book as a companion volume to his Supplemental Checklist of Fantastic Literature (), which included only cloth volumes, and ultimately as a supplement to Bleiler's Checklist of Fantastic Literature (


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What exactly is the fantastic. In the twentieth-century world, our notions of what is impossible are assaulted every day. To define the nature of fantasy and the fantastic, Eric S. Rabkin considers its role in fairy tales, science fiction, detective stories, and religious allegory, as well as in traditional literature/5.

By analyzing different works of literature, the author shows that the fantastic depends on a reversal of the ground rules of a narrative world. This reversal signals most commonly a psychological escape, often from boredom, to an unknown world secretly yearned for, whose order, although reversed, bears a precise relation to by: Books shelved as fantastic-literature: The Hobbit, or There and Back Again by J.R.R.

Tolkien, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling, Harr. Book Description: What exactly is the fantastic. In the twentieth-century world, our notions of what is impossible are assaulted every day.

To define the nature of fantasy and the fantastic, Eric S. Rabkin considers its role in fairy tales, science fiction, detective stories, and religious allegory, as well as in traditional literature. In The Fantastic, Tzvetan Todorov seeks to examine both generic theory and a particular genre, moving back and forth between a poetics of the fantastic itself and a metapoetics or theory of theorizing, even as he suggest that one must, as a critic, move back and forth between theory and history, between idea and fact.

His work on the fantastic is indeed about a historical phenomenon that we 4/5(2). Unprecedented in range and scope, this volume serves as a record of and reference for the development of fantasy literature. Working to be inclusive, rather than exclusive, opening a dialogue wherever possible, Sandner presents the full range of debates concerning the fantastic and its relationship to the sublime, the Gothic, children's literature, romance and comedy, and the purposes of.

of a work of literature is a given in most discussions of the fantastic, al-lowing readers and critics to focus only on the markers inside the text that signal a break with our perception of the world around us.

If the fantastic is confined to the fictional text but compared to notions of the. [In fantastic literature] a character will be readily multiplication of personality, taken literally, is an immediate consequence of the possible transition between matter and mind: we are several persons mentally, we become so physically.

Unprecedented in range and scope, this volume serves as a record of and reference for the development of fantasy literature. Working to be inclusive, rather than exclusive, opening a dialogue wherever possible, Sandner presents the full range of debates concerning the fantastic and its relationship to the sublime, the Gothic, children's literature, romance and comedy, and the purposes of 5/5(2).

What exactly is the fantastic. In the twentieth-century world, our notions of what is impossible are assaulted every day.

To define the nature of fantasy and the fantastic, Eric S. Rabkin considers its role in fairy tales, science fiction, detective stories, and religious allegory, as well as in traditional literature. Fantastic Literature is the UK's largest and best online purveyor of out of print books, rare books and used books in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, crime, thrillers, ghost stories, weird tales and macabre fiction, historical fiction, vintage SF, Horror & Crime, small press, fanzines and graphic novels both in paperback, hardcover and magazines, signed books and uncorrected.

Instead, in this approach, the term is often employed interchangeably with that of ‘fantasy literature’ to refer to any texts that “deviate from [that which is considered] consensus reality” (Hume ).

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The Fantastic in Modern Japanese Literature explores the dark side to Japanese literature and Japanese society. It takes in the nightmarish future depicted in the animated film masterpiece, Akira, and the pastoral dream worlds created Cited by: The Book of Fantasy is the English translation of Antología de la Literatura Fantástica, an anthology of appromixately 81 fantastic short stories, fragments, excerpts, and poems edited by Jorge Luis Borges, Adolfo Bioy Casares, and Silvina was first published in Argentina inand revised in and Anthony Kerrigan previously translated the similar work Cuentos Breves y Author: Anthology.

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Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Fantastic in : Eric S. Rabkin. Often, writers of fantasy fiction devote a series of books to the same world or characters.

Some of the most famous examples of fantasy fiction are The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lord of the Rings, His Dark Materials (which begins with The Golden Compass), and The Wizard of Earthsea collections. Note that the Harry Potter series also qualifies as fantasy fiction, even though the books take.

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Source: The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature Author(s): John Robert Colombo. This is the term for ‘the literature of the fantastic’, which refers specifically to three literary genres: science fiction, fantasy.The Role Of Fantastic Literature In Children’s Books.