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Published: 23 January 2014

252 Pages


ISBN: 9780199316069

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Stories about Stories

Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth

Brian Attebery

  • Introduces a new way of looking at the uses of folklore in literature
  • Describes a theoretical approach that accounts for both the genre's popularity and controversies such as attempts to ban or burn fantasy books
  • Engages a stunning historical breadth, with fantasy texts from the eighteenth to twenty-first centuries