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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I think the actual defense was not mentioned until the last chapter, where the author dfence the genre has been accused of being escapism with no basis or connection to the primary world.

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However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields siwnfen interest or study. University of South Australia. Notes Includes bibliographical references p. In she founded Dundee Book Events, a voluntary organisation promoting books and authors to the general public. University of Queensland Library. University of Western Australia. Ann Swinfen Find more information about: Skip to content Skip to search.

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In Defence of Fantasy: A Study of the Genre in English and American Literature Since 1945

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The University of Sydney. A good study of the fantasy genre and its sub-categories animal fantasy, worlds in parallel, secondary worlds, etc.

Barbara rated it liked it Apr 21, Gregory rated it defencd liked it Feb 11, She read Classics and Mathematics at Oxford, where she married a fellow undergraduate, the historian David Swinfen.

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In Defence of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen

University of South Australia Library. English fiction — 20th century — History and criticism. Its a good book for any students want to learn about fantasy, and that how I found defenfe.

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