Orson Scott Card: Penetrating to the Gentle Heart

Orson Scott Card: Penetrating to the Gentle Heart

by Michael R. Collings
     
 
Professor Collings' absorbing study, IN THE IMAGE OF GOD (1990), the first full-length treatment of Orson Scott Card, did not circulate widely following its initial publication. Now it has been republished-along with several key essays exploring directions in Card's fiction-in trade paperback. Taken as a whole, the augmented study examines Card's unique vision and

Overview

Professor Collings' absorbing study, IN THE IMAGE OF GOD (1990), the first full-length treatment of Orson Scott Card, did not circulate widely following its initial publication. Now it has been republished-along with several key essays exploring directions in Card's fiction-in trade paperback. Taken as a whole, the augmented study examines Card's unique vision and literary achievements, a consummate storyteller who blends science fiction and fantasy with his deepest religious beliefs and moral convictions.

Included in ORSON SCOTT CARD: PENETRATING TO THE GENTLE HEART are not only the earlier book in its entirety but also significant essays on ENDER'S GAME as modern epic; on Card as an established writer of mythopoeic prose; on THE FOLK OF THE FRINGE as defining a mode of community and belief.
The expanded volume includes a full index and bibliography. It will be of value to any student of Card's writing, particularly those looking for beginning points in discussing his life and his works.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781499124125
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
04/11/2014
Pages:
428
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.95(d)

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