Journals Higher Education



09 January 2012

304 Pages | 21 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780195343168

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Modern Enchantment and the Literary Prehistory of Virtual Reality

Michael Saler

  • First comprehensive history of imaginary worlds in the West, dealing with a broad group of material that ranges from Sherlock Holmes to World of Warcraft
  • Focuses on three of the genre's most popular authors: J.R.R. Tolkien, H.P. Lovecraft, and Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Will appeal broadly to the growing body of scholars that now studies sci-fi, fantasy, and video games