Fantasy Fiction and Welsh Myth: Tales of Belonging

Springer, 13/12/1996 - 177 páginas
This book examines how contemporary fantasy literature offers critical insights into western society and culture by drawing on the ancient myths of Wales. These books emphasise the need to have a set of social and personal values in order to be free from a sense of dislocation and alienation in a highly technologised society and in order to satisfy the sense of 'hiraeth' or longing for a place where one truly belongs.

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I sincerely hope you will find more in this book than I do. I say that, because presumably you are buying it, you are interested in Welsh folklore (let's not say "myth," since that can be ... Ler crítica na íntegra

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Procura do Utilizador  - AbigailAdams26 - LibraryThing

The author of numerous scholarly articles devoted to the influence of Welsh mythology and folklore on modern fantasy literature, former University of Queensland professor Kath Filmer-Davies published ... Ler crítica na íntegra


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