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The fantasy tradition in American literature : from Irving to Le Guin / Brian Attebery.


Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1980] .
ISBN 0253356652, 9780253356659

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Subjects Amerikaans.
Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction, American.
Fictie.
Geschichte.
Het fantastische.
Literatur.
Phantasie.
Phantastische Literatur.
USA.
Description viii, 212 pages ; 25 cm
Copyright Date [1980]
©1980
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 200-209) and index.
Summary Includes chapters on L. Frank Baum and Ursula Le Guin, with material on Washington Irving, Edgar Allan Poe, Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne, Edgar Rice Burroughs, James Branch Cabell, H.P. Lovecraft, Ray Bradbury, Edward Eager, and James Thurber, among others.
Contents Preface -- chapter 1. Locating fantasy -- chapter 2. Fantasy and the folk tradition -- chapter 3. Belief, legend, and romance -- chapter 4. Fantasy for American children -- chapter 5. Oz -- chapter 6. Fantasy and escape -- chapter 7. The Baum tradition -- chapter 8. After Tolkien.
Genre Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6304296
(OCoLC)ocm06304296
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Attebery, Brian, 1951-
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