Alternative Worlds In Fantasy Fiction / Edition 1

Alternative Worlds In Fantasy Fiction / Edition 1

by Peter Hunt, Millicent Lenz
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826477607

ISBN-13: 9780826477606

Pub. Date: 08/15/2005

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

This book provides an illuminating guide to literature that creates alternative worlds for young readers. Focusing on the work of Ursula Le Guin, Terry Pratchett and Philip Pullman, the book considers both the genre of 'alternative worlds' and the distinctiveness of these authors' texts, including Philip Pullman's The Amber Sypglass.

Peter Hunt is Pofessor of

Overview

This book provides an illuminating guide to literature that creates alternative worlds for young readers. Focusing on the work of Ursula Le Guin, Terry Pratchett and Philip Pullman, the book considers both the genre of 'alternative worlds' and the distinctiveness of these authors' texts, including Philip Pullman's The Amber Sypglass.

Peter Hunt is Pofessor of English at Cardiff University.

Millicent Lenz is Associate Professor at the State University of New York at Albany.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826477606
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
08/15/2005
Series:
Continuum Collection
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Sales rank:
1,024,911
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Notevi
Chapter 1Introduction1
Chapter 2Ursula K. Le Guin42
Chapter 3Terry Pratchett86
Chapter 4Philip Pullman122
Index170

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