Stories about Stories

Stories about Stories

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The first comprehensive study of fantasy's uses of myth, this book offers insights into the genre's popularity and cultural importance. Combining history, folklore, and narrative theory, Attebery's study explores familiar and forgotten fantasies and shows how the genre is also an arena for negotiating new relationships with traditional tales.Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth Brian Attebery ... Genres. Both literary studies and folklore are built on the idea of genres, rather as biology is built on categories, from kingdom to species, ... Genre terms are both descriptive and constitutive.


Title:Stories about Stories
Author: Brian Attebery
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2014-02
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