Rhetorics of fantasy /

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Author / Creator: Mendlesohn, Farah.
Author / Contributor:Mendlesohn, Farah.
Format: Book
Imprint: Middletown, Conn. : Wesleyan University Press, [2008]
Summary:Transcending arguments over the definition of fantasy literature, this book introduces a provocative system of classification for the genre. Utilising nearly 200 examples of modern fantasy, it uses this system to explore how fiction writers construct their fantastic worlds.
Physical Description:xxv, 306 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages [285]-296) and index.
Author Notes:FARAH MENDLESOHN teaches at Middlesex University, London. She was editor of Foundation: The International Review of Science Fiction for six years, and is the author of Diana Wynne Jones and the Children's Fantastical Tradition (2005) and co-editor of The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction (2006), winner of a Hugo Award. She is the program director for the World Science Fiction Convention in Montreal in 2009.