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by Csilla Bertha,Donald Morse,Marshall B. Tymn

  • ISBN: 0313278148
  • Author: Csilla Bertha,Donald Morse,Marshall B. Tymn
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  • Language: English
  • Pages: 328
  • Publisher: Praeger (September 30, 1992)
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  • Category: Fiction
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By Donald E. Morse, Marshall B. Tymn, Csilla Bertha .

By Donald E. The 25 essays in this collection represent the best contributions to the Tenth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts and reflect contemporary criticism of the fantastic including both theory and practice. Some of the writers considered in this volume are Stephen King, Doris Lessing, Rudyard Kipling, Loren Eiseley, Mary Stewart, Bernard Malamud, Orson Scott Card, Toni Morrison, Henry James and Ray Bradbury. The book also critiques television personalities, film directors, and German and Hungarian visual artists.

Twenty-five essays, selected from among the more than 230 presented at the Tenth Anniversary Conference of the .

Twenty-five essays, selected from among the more than 230 presented at the Tenth Anniversary Conference of the IAFA, consider writers as diverse as Stephen King, Doris Lessing, Rudyard Kipling, Loren Eiseley, Mary Stewart, Bernard Malamud, Orson The Celebration of the Fantastic reaffirms the wide range and validity of the subject, treatment, and approach that the fantastic demands.

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presented at the Eighth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts at Houston in 1987.

Addressing the world of the imaginary, the dream, the uncanny, the paranormal, and all forms of speculative fiction, Contours of the Fantastic is a collection of twenty-two essays that were originally presented at the Eighth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts at Houston in 1987. Among the outstanding contributors are Brian Aldiss, novelist, poet, and critic, author of more than two dozen books- many of which are considered science fiction classics; Vivian Sobchack, science fiction film critic and writer on semiotics and phenomenology; and Nancy Willard, author of prize-winning novels, collected stories, poetry, and children's books.

Selected Essays from the Fifth International Conference on the .

Selected Essays from the Fifth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts. The paper used in this book complies with the Permanent Paper Standard issued by the National Information Standards Organization (Z3. 8-1984). 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. -iv-.

The essays in this volume examine elements of the fantastic in a variety of media.

The overall impression is simply ove of Fantastic awe and appreciation. The overall impression is simply ove of Fantastic awe and appreciation. The essays in this volume examine elements of the fantastic in a variety of media.

Scholars representing diverse perspectives on the fantastic address a variety of works-including those by Jane . This collection of 23 essays represents the best papers from the Thirteenth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts.

Scholars representing diverse perspectives on the fantastic address a variety of works-including those by Jane Austen, . Tolkien, Stephen Donaldson, Ursula Le Guin, Jean Baudrillard, Anatole France, William Blake, and Angela Carter. Subjects addressed range from children's tales and classic literature to paper sculptures and popular television series.

The Celebration of the Fantastic reaffirms the wide range and validity of the subject, treatment, and approach that the fantastic demands. Twenty-five essays, selected from among the more than 230 presented at the Tenth Anniversary Conference of the IAFA, consider writers as diverse as Stephen King, Doris Lessing, Rudyard Kipling, Loren Eiseley, Mary Stewart, Bernard Malamud, Orson Scott Card, Toni Morrison, Henry James, and Ray Bradbury as well as television personalities, film directors, and German and Hungarian visual artists. Also included are essays on science fiction writers Robert Silverberg, Joe Haldeman, and Greg Bear.

Some of the more provocative work is on Feminist Fantasy and Open Structure, The Greatest Fantasy on Earth: The Superweapon in Fiction and Fact, Virtual Space and Its Boundaries in Science Fiction Film and Television, The Fantastic in German Democratic Republic Literature, Csontvary: The Painter of the Sun's Path, and The Shaman in Modern Fantasy. The essays illustrate the essential theme of the fantastic: the testing of the limits of civilization and the questioning of commonly accepted values and ideas as writers and artists explore the hidden and the repressed.


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