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Product Description: Fantasy has been an important and much-loved part of children's literature for hundreds of years, yet relatively little has been written about it. Children's Fantasy Literature traces the development of the tradition of the children's fantastic - fictions specifically written for children and fictions appropriated by them - from the sixteenth to the twenty-first century, examining the work of Lewis Carroll, L...read more

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9781107018143 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 30, 2016, cover price $84.99 | About this edition: Fantasy has been an important and much-loved part of children's literature for hundreds of years, yet relatively little has been written about it.

Paperback:

9781107610293 | Cambridge Univ Pr, April 16, 2016, cover price $27.99 | About this edition: Fantasy has been an important and much-loved part of children's literature for hundreds of years, yet relatively little has been written about it.

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Product Description: Fantasy is a creation of the Enlightenment and the recognition that excitement and wonder can be found in imagining impossible things. From the ghost stories of the Gothic to the zombies and vampires of twenty-first-century popular literature, from Mrs Radcliffe to Ms Rowling, the fantastic has been popular with readers...read more
By Farah Mendlesohn (editor)

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9780521429597 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 27, 2012, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Fantasy is a creation of the Enlightenment and the recognition that excitement and wonder can be found in imagining impossible things.

Paperback:

9780521728737 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 27, 2012, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Fantasy is a creation of the Enlightenment and the recognition that excitement and wonder can be found in imagining impossible things.

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Product Description: Science fiction is often considered the genre of ideas and imagination, which would seem to make it ideal for juveniles and young adults; however, the ideas are often dispensed by adults. This book considers the development of science fiction for children and teens between 1950 and 2010, exploring why it differs from science fiction aimed at adults...read more

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9780786435036 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, July 1, 2009, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Science fiction is often considered the genre of ideas and imagination, which would seem to make it ideal for juveniles and young adults; however, the ideas are often dispensed by adults.

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Product Description: Joanna Russ, a feminist writer best known for The Female Man (1975), has produced a fierce, intense body of fiction and essays whose influence has been wide-ranging and complex. Her many publications include How to Suppress Women’s Writing (1983), and she has won both of science fiction's most prestigious awards, the Nebula and the Hugo...read more
By Farah Mendlesohn (editor)

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9780819569011 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, March 2, 2009, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: This title provides essays on one of science fiction and feminism's most original voices.

Paperback:

9780819569028 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, March 2, 2009, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Joanna Russ, a feminist writer best known for The Female Man (1975), has produced a fierce, intense body of fiction and essays whose influence has been wide-ranging and complex.

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Product Description: Transcending arguments over the definition of fantasy literature, Rhetorics of Fantasy introduces a provocative new system of classification for the genre. Utilizing nearly two hundred examples of modern fantasy, author Farah Mendlesohn uses this system to explore how fiction writers construct their fantastic worlds...read more

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9780819568670 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, April 30, 2008, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Transcending arguments over the definition of fantasy literature, Rhetorics of Fantasy introduces a provocative new system of classification for the genre.

Paperback:

9780819568687 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, April 30, 2008, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Transcending arguments over the definition of fantasy literature, Rhetorics of Fantasy introduces a provocative new system of classification for the genre.

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Product Description: British author Diana Wynne Jones has been writing speculative fiction for children for more than thirty years. A clear influence on more recent writers such as J. K. Rowling, her humorous and exciting stories of wizard's academies, dragons, and griffins-many published for children but read by all ages-are also complexly structured and thought provoking critiques of the fantasy tradition...read more

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9780415970235 | Routledge, September 1, 2005, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: British author Diana Wynne Jones has been writing speculative fiction for children for more than thirty years.

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Product Description: Science fiction is at the intersection of numerous fields. It is literature which draws on popular culture, and engages in speculation about science, history, and all varieties of social relations. This volume brings together essays by scholars and practitioners of science fiction, which look at the genre from different angles...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By Edward James (editor) and Farah Mendlesohn (editor)

Hardcover:

9780521816267 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 2003, cover price $115.00 | About this edition: Science fiction is at the intersection of numerous fields.

Paperback:

9780521016575 | Cambridge Univ Pr, December 1, 2003, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: Science fiction is at the intersection of numerous fields.

Product Description: Quakers in the 20th century redefined their pacifist witness to include relief for the victims of war. Drawing upon research in archives plus interviews with surviving participants, Farah Mendlesohn provides an account of British and American friends' relief to both sides in the Spanish Civil war...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780773472761 | Edwin Mellen Pr, January 1, 2002, cover price $139.95 | About this edition: Quakers in the 20th century redefined their pacifist witness to include relief for the victims of war.

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