Fantasy Fiction and Welsh Myth: Tales of Belonging

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Springer, 13/12/1996 - 177 páginas
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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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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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Eternal Triangles and the Cycles
17
Reconstructing the Present from
32
To Know
62
Arthurian Novels and the Spirit of
79
Welsh Myth in Historical Novels
120
The Film Hero and Welsh Mythology
143
Myth Theology and Belonging
157
Index
174
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