In Defence of Fantasy has 24 ratings and 2 reviews. Laura said: In defense of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen is extensive view of defining and approaching fantasy. Dr. Ann Swinfen presents a wide-ranging and comprehensive view of fantasy: what it is, what it tries to achieve, what fundamental differences distinguish it from . In Defence of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen – book cover, description, publication history.

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In Defence of Fantasy

She examines fantasy works sinceand she raises the question of does Tolkien had made this type of fiction more acceptable. Enhanced physical powers Idealism: In order to set up a list of libraries that you have access to, you must first login or sign up.


You may send this item to up to five recipients. Criticism, interpretation, etc Document Type: Paula marked it as to-read Feb 19, Ann rated it it was amazing Aug 05, Sem added it Nov 05, English-speaking countries — Intellectual life — 20th century. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. She served for nine years on the governing council of the Open University and for five years worked as a manager and editor in the technical author division of an international computer company, but gave up her full-time job to concentrate on her writing, while continuing part-time university teaching.

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In Defence of Fantasy: A Study of the Genre in English and American Literature Since 1945

Linked Data More info about Linked Data. While bringing up their five children and studying for an MSc in Mathematics and a BA and PhD in English Literature, she had a variety of jobs, including university lecturer, translator, freelance journalist and software designer. University of Wollongong Library.


Religious and philosophic bases for fantasy. The University of Sydney.

In Defence of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen

Queensland University of Technology. The whole fantast the point that fantasy is relevant and even needed. Demuzeblog added it Jun 24, I do, however, disagree with Swinfen’s analysis of the writings of Tolkien and C.

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