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Fantasy : the literature of subversion

Rosemary Jackson

Fantasy : the literature of subversion

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Published by Methuen, 1981. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy fiction, European -- History and criticism,
  • European fiction -- 18th century -- History and criticism,
  • European fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • European fiction -- 19th century -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. [192]-205.

    StatementRosemary Jackson.. --
    SeriesNew accents
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 211 p. -- ;
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19758087M


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Fantasy book. Read 21 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Rosemary Jackson's Fantasy: The Literature of Subversion is a fairly interesting rejoinder to the structuralist approach taken by Todorov. Jackson argues that Todorov's approach both insufficiently engages with the historical horizon that produces fantastic /5.

- The book is an introduction to theories about fantasy. It is not a general introduction to fantasy. - Being more than 30 years old, the interpretations of fantasy are heavily influenced by Lacanian ideas about the sexualised body, as well as s Feminist readings of Freud.

The book keeps fixing on sexual aspects of stories and novels/5(10). Fantasy: The Literature of Subversion (New Accents series) by Rosemary Jackson. This study argues against vague interpretations of fantasy as mere escapism and seeks to define it as a distinct kind of narrative.

A general theoretical section introduces recent work on fantasy, notably Tzventan Todorov's The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a. This study argues against vague interpretations of fantasy as mere escapism and seeks to define it as a distinct kind of narrative. A general theoretical section introduces recent work on fantasy, notably Tzventan Todorov's The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre ().

Dr Jackson, however, extends Todorov's ideas to include aspects of psychoanalytical theory. Book Description. This study argues against vague interpretations of fantasy as mere escapism and seeks to define it as a distinct kind of narrative. A general theoretical section introduces recent work on fantasy, notably Tzventan Todorov's The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre ().

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Elizabeth Wilson Feminist Review volume 9, pages – ()Cite this articleAuthor: Elizabeth Wilson. Fantasy: The Literature of Subversion. First published by Methuen, An influential study of fantastic narrative from Gothic fiction onwards, including Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Poe’s Fall of the House of Usher through the Brontës, Dickens and Victorian fiction to Kafka’s Metamorphosis, Calvino and Pynchon.A classic text on the subject, Fantasy is still set for undergraduate.

As a result, the successful fantasy novel must offer readers a convincing escape from reality. In his book The Fantasy Tradition in American Literature Brian Attebery says: "Fantasy is a game of sorts, and it demands that one play whole-heartedly, accepting for the moment all rules and turns of the game.

The reward for this extra payment. Through a reading of thse frequently disquieting works, Dr Jackson moves towards a definition of fantasy expressing cultural unease.

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Erikson's series is extremely complex with a wide scope, and presents the narratives of a large cast of Author: Steven Erikson. In Fantasy: The Literature of Subversion, Rosemary Jackson describes fantasy as a “literature of desire” which works to undermine cultural constraints, as a subversive manifestation of the forbidden and taboo, and as an act of imagination that undermines the world.

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Many of the pieces are medieval in. Rosemary Jackson builds onto and challenges Todorov's definition of the fantastic in her nonfiction book Fantasy: The Literature of Subversion. Jackson rejects the notion of the fantastic genre as a simple vessel for wish fulfillment that "transcend[s]" (Jackson, 2) human reality in worlds presented as superior to our own, instead positing.

Fantasy Literature: Theories of Fantastic J.R.R. Tolkien’s Theories of Fantasy The Cauldron of Story Tolkien asserts that Myth, legends, folklore and the characters of these stories have all become entangled with each other – how much they are related and which will dominate the tale this only the storyteller can decide (Tolkien, 26).

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