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Fantastic Worlds: Myths, Tales, and Stories

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As the first international anthology to cover the entire scope of fantastic narrative, Fantastic Worlds presents over fifty tales, myths, and stories, ranging from Genesis to Ovid, Hans Christian Andersen to J.R.R. Tolkien, Edgar Allan Poe to James Thurber, and Franz Kafka to Italo Calvino. Including tales of fairies and elves, ghost stories, high fantasy, and stories of social criticism and the conflict between science and religion, this volume presents a diverse selection of writings that all share the same capacity to liberate the human spirit through the wild mental acrobatics of fantasy.

Synopsis:

Covers fantastic narrative from ancient myths to modern science fiction in more than fifty tales which represent man's imagination in etiology, entertainment, and wonder.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780195025415
Editor:
Rabkin, Eric S.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Editor:
Rabkin, Eric S.
Author:
Rabkin, Eric S.
Author:
null, Eric S.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Fantasy - General
Subject:
Fantasy - Anthologies
Subject:
Literature, English
Subject:
Fantasy literature
Subject:
Science / General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-Fantasy
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 463-473.
Series Volume:
no. 289
Publication Date:
19790631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8 linecuts
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
5.38 x 8 x 1 in 1.3 lb

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