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Stories about Stories: Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth by Brian Attebery

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By Brian Attebery

Fable is oral, collective, sacred, and undying. myth is a latest literary mode and a well-liked leisure. but the 2 have consistently been inextricably intertwined. tales approximately tales examines myth as an enviornment within which other ways of knowing fantasy compete and new relationships with fable are labored out. The booklet bargains a finished background of the trendy remarkable in addition to an issue approximately its nature and significance. particular chapters hide the origins of fable within the Romantic look for localized myths, myth types of the Modernist flip towards the primitive, the post-Tolkienian exploration of global mythologies, post-colonial reactions to the exploitation of indigenous sacred narratives by means of Western writers, fantasies dependent in Christian trust along fundamentalist makes an attempt to stamp out the shape, and the emergence of ever-more refined buildings corresponding to metafiction wherein to discover mythic buildings of fact.

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