In Defence of Fantasy has 24 ratings and 2 reviews. Laura said: In defense of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen is extensive view of defining and approaching fantasy. Dr. Ann Swinfen presents a wide-ranging and comprehensive view of fantasy: what it is, what it tries to achieve, what fundamental differences distinguish it from . In Defence of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen – book cover, description, publication history.

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In defence of fantasy : a study of the genre in English and American literature since 1945

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In Defence of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen

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Her first three novels, The Anniversary, The Travellers, and A Running Tide, all swihfen a contemporary setting but also an historical resonance, were published by Random House, with translations into Dutch and German.

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At the same time it explores life under a foreign occupying force, swinfe lands still torn by conflict to this day. Mt Gravatt Campus Library. Ann puts a hand on the morals behind most of fantasy fiction, and not only in the British works, but also In defense of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen is extensive view of defining and approaching fantasy.


Write a review Rate this item: Her fourth novel, The Testament of Mariam, marked something of a departure. Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”? Elena Tinga marked it as to-read Jan 13, Fantasy within the primary world. The name field is required. Social and political uses of fantasy.

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