One Earth, One People: The Mythopoeic Fantasy Series of Ursula K. Le Guin, Lloyd Alexander, Madeleine L'Engle and Orson Scott Card
McFarland, Incorporated, Publishers, 4 feb. 2008 - 263 pagina's
This work presents the genre of mythopoeic fantasy from a holistic perspective, arguing that this central genre of fantasy literature is largely misunderstood as a result of decades of incomplete and reductionist literary studies. The author asserts that mythopoeic fantasy is not only the most complete literary expression of a worldview based on the existence of supernatural or spiritual powers but that the genre is in a unique position to transform social consciousness with a renewed emphasis on anticipating the future. The author lays out theoretical foundations for his argument in the first four chapters and then demonstrates how the works of fantasy authors Ursula K. LeGuin, Lloyd Alexander, Madeleine L'Engle, and Orson Scott Card exemplify his argument in the remaining four chapters.
a a Poetic knowledge and fantasy as a worldview which presupposes the exisa tence of the supernatural overlap in that it is through poetic knowledge that the supernatural is sensed as real though impossible to prove .
While many books have been written on this issue , one relevant example , such as Jane Yolen's 2000 Touch Magic , suffices to suggest how deeply the idea of poetic knowledge – of the holistic and integrative model of education through ...
of a clear term which would encompass the concerns of poetic knowledge in all those areas . This problem with the name is the fourth area in which philosophers ' reflection on poetic knowledge overlaps with holistic critics ' reflection ...
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If this is supposed to be a book about Ursula K. LeGuin, Lloyd Alexander, Madeleine L'Engle, and Orson Scott Card, why does it spend so much time talking about J. R. R. Tolkien? That's not really an ... Volledige review lezen
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