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In Defence of Fantasy has 24 ratings and 2 reviews. Laura said: In defense of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen is extensive view of defining and approaching fantasy. Dr. Ann Swinfen presents a wide-ranging and comprehensive view of fantasy: what it is, what it tries to achieve, what fundamental differences distinguish it from . In Defence of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen – book cover, description, publication history.

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In Defence of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen

Open to the public. She read Classics and Mathematics at Oxford, where she married a fellow undergraduate, the historian David Swinfen. Similar Items Related Subjects: English fiction — 20th century — History and criticism. University of Queensland Library. Find a copy in the library Finding libraries that hold this item Your rating has aann recorded. She also put the light on the post war writers, who presented to the world a masterpiece like J.

In defence of fantasy : a study of the genre in English and American literature since 1945

Her first three novels, The Anniversary, The Travellers, and A Running Tide, all with a contemporary setting but also an historical resonance, were published by Random House, with translations into Dutch and German.


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Ann puts a hand on the morals behind most of fantasy fiction, and not only in the British works, but also in the American too. University of Newcastle Library. Lists with This Book. The University of Melbourne. Thanks for telling us about the problem. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Miranda Roshi is currently reading it Aug 24, Thomas Cotterill rated it liked it Apr 25, Jean Fausto marked it as to-read Oct 09, Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions.


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Subjects Fantastic fiction, American — History and criticism. Aug 16, Laura rated it liked it Shelves: Kastriot Kotoni marked it as to-read Aug 23, University of South Australia Library.

Elaine added it Jan 25, Open to the public B; Her fourth novel, The Testament of Mariam, marked something of a departure. Remember me on this computer. The whole proves zwinfen point that fantasy is relevant and even needed.

While bringing up their five children and oc for an MSc in Mathematics and a BA and PhD in English Literature, she had a variety of jobs, including university lecturer, translator, freelance journalist and software designer. Andi Samanglangi marked it as to-read Mar 28, These 38 locations in All: The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

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