Bridges to Fantasy

Bridges to Fantasy

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Thirteen original essays written specifically for the second Eaton Conference on Science Fiction and Fantasy Literature, held February 2324, 1980, at the University of California, Riverside.

These essays demonstrate the variety of fantasy forms and their pervasiveness throughout the ages and will stimulate further study of this complex and elusive mode. The essaysby Harold Bloom, writer and DeVane Professor of the Humanities at Yale University; Larry McCaffery, Assistant Professor of En­glish at San Diego State University; Marta E. Sánchez, Instructor of English at the University of California, San Diego; Arlen J. Hansen, Professor of English at the University of the Pacific, Stockton; David Clayton, Instructor of Comparative Literatureat the University of California, San Diego; Robert Sale, writer and Professor of English at the University of Washington; G. Richard Thompson, Professor of English at Purdue Univer­sity, West Lafayette; Robert A. Collins, Coordinator of the an­nual Swann Conference on the Fantastic and Instructor at Flor­ida Atlantic University, Boca Raton; John Gerlach, Associate Professor of English at Cleveland State University; David Ket­terer, writer and Professor of English at Concordia University, Montreal; George R. Guffey, Professor of English at the Univer­sity of California, Los Angeles; Jack P. Rawlins, Associate Pro­fessor of English at California State University, Chico; and Gary Kern, writer and translator of early Soviet literatureexamine fantasy on many levels of interest: as an element of human thought, as a constant factor in the social and intellectual environment, and as a generator of form in art and literature.

Baker & Taylor
Essays by literary critics, such as Harold Bloom, Roger Sale, and Larry McCaffery, analyze the structure and recurrent themes of a wide range of fantasy literature

Publisher: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, Ă1982
ISBN: 9780585186542
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xi, 231 pages)


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