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Fantasy
The Liberation of Imagination





ISBN 9780415938907
Published January 2, 2002 by Routledge
248 Pages

 
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Using a broad definition of fantasy to include myth, folklore, legend and fairy tale, this survey of the genre will entice as well as inform any student interested in the mysterious, mystical or magical. Beloved authors like J. R. R. Tolkien, Ursula K. Le Guin, William Morris and Robert E. Howard are examined closely.

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Biography

Richard Mathews is a poet and professor of English at the University of Tampa. Widely published, he is the author of Aldiss Unbound, The Clockwork Universe of Anthony Burgess, Worlds Beyond the World, Lightening from a Clear Sky and Subtropical Speculations.