The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature: From Irving to Le Guin

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Indiana University Press, 1980 M11 22 - 224 pages

Brian Attebery considers eccentricities and history in the writings of, Baum, Ruskin, MacDonald, Morris, Lewis and Tolkien in a concise survey of the different definitions and characteristics of the genre of fantasy, first exploring it as a whole, then defining its influence on American folklore.

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Fantasy and the Folk Tradition
Belief Legend and Romance
Fantasy for American Children

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