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Title:
The Victorian fantasists : essays on culture, society, and belief in the mythopoeic fiction of the Victorian Age
Author:
Filmer-Davies, Kath, 1943-
Publication Information:
New York : St. Martin's Press, 1991.
Physical Description:
xviii, 221 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Count Dracula and the Martians / R.J. Dingley -- Heroine as hero : Morris's case against quest-romance / Norman Talbot -- The education of desire : utopian fiction and feminist fantasy / Anne Cranny Francis -- The realism of magic in the fantasy tradition of William Morris / Ken Goodwin -- Toward a rhetoric of nineteenth-century fantasy criticism / Bruce L. Edwards Jr. -- George MacDonald and the poetics of realism / Stephen Prickett -- La belle dame sans merci : cultural criticism and mythopoetic vision in Lilith / Kath Filmer -- Silent house : MacDonald, Bronte, and silence within the soul / Adelheid Kegler -- Christina Rossetti and the gender politics of fantasy / Barbara Garlick -- Dream allegory in Charles Kingsley and Olive Schreiner / Roslynn D. Haynes -- The spectre of the self in Frankenstein and Great expectations / Kath Filmer -- Happy endings in Hard times and Granny's wonderful chair / Alice Mills -- Richard Jefferies' vision of London / John Strugnell -- Domesticating the supernatural : magic in E. Nesbit's children's books / Elmar Schenkel.
ISBN:
9780312053130
Format :
Book

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