Spectrum of the fantastic

Spectrum of the fantastic

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The twenty-four essays in this collection represent the best contributions to the Sixth International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts. All the essays are comparative or interdisciplinary in nature. Their foci range from the psychological aspects of art and literature, to the political implications of fiction and drama, the philosophic and linguistic dimensions of poetry, and the use of landscape in science fiction and fantasy illustration. The contributors also explore the connections between the fantastic and subjects such as religion, myth, the grotesque, the occult, Gothicism, feminism, and even perceptions of reality.Megan Terrya#39;s aquot;Homeaquot; is a 1967 television play in which nine family members know only dimly about events taking place beyond their ... Diagram Baquot;; and parse the sacred meanings hidden in those precious few texts left by the ancients.

Title:Spectrum of the fantastic
Author:Donald Palumbo
Publisher:Greenwood Pub Group - 1988


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