Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy: Idealization, Identity, Ideology

  • Title: Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy: Idealization, Identity, Ideology
  • Author: Dimitra Fimi
  • ISBN: 9781137552815
  • Page: 417
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children s Fantasy Idealization Identity Ideology Fantasy literature owes much of its imaginative power to myth legend and folklore often as recorded in European medieval literature Some of the most successful texts of contemporary fantasy literatu
    Fantasy literature owes much of its imaginative power to myth, legend and folklore, often as recorded in European medieval literature Some of the most successful texts of contemporary fantasy literature have turned to the Celtic tradition, drawing inspiration from medieval Irish and Welsh mythological texts This new book addresses a gap in scholarship by critically exaFantasy literature owes much of its imaginative power to myth, legend and folklore, often as recorded in European medieval literature Some of the most successful texts of contemporary fantasy literature have turned to the Celtic tradition, drawing inspiration from medieval Irish and Welsh mythological texts This new book addresses a gap in scholarship by critically examining a number of works of contemporary post World War II fantasy literature for children and young adults, that have adapted Celtic myths, both Irish and Welsh The book will explore the ways authors have rewritten, revised and adapted their medieval sources to reveal matters of identity and ideology.

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    1. It was with a learned touch and a clear, precise voice that Dimitra Fimi gave us Tolkien, Race and Cultural History: From Fairies to Hobbits. This essential work she followed up, in splendid alliance with Andrew Higgins, with J. R. R. Tolkien: A Secret Vice. Now she devotes that same scholarship and persuasive clarity to Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy: Idealization, Identity, Ideology.Calling out this intriguing partnership of myth and genre, Dr Fimi analyzes the ways in which [...]

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