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The Victorian fantasists : essays on culture, society, and belief in the mythopoeic fiction of the Victorian Age

Author: Kath Filmer-Davies
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1991.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kath Filmer-Davies
ISBN: 0312053134 9780312053130
OCLC Number: 22109151
Description: xviii, 221 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Count Dracula and the Martians / R.J. Dingley --
Heroine as hero : Morris's case against quest-romance / Norman Talbot --
The education of desire : utopian fiction and feminist fantasy / Anne Cranny Francis --
The realism of magic in the fantasy tradition of William Morris / Ken Goodwin --
Toward a rhetoric of nineteenth-century fantasy criticism / Bruce L. Edwards Jr. --
George MacDonald and the poetics of realism / Stephen Prickett --
La belle dame sans merci : cultural criticism and mythopoetic vision in Lilith / Kath Filmer --
Silent house : MacDonald, Bronte, and silence within the soul / Adelheid Kegler --
Christina Rossetti and the gender politics of fantasy / Barbara Garlick --
Dream allegory in Charles Kingsley and Olive Schreiner / Roslynn D. Haynes --
The spectre of the self in Frankenstein and Great expectations / Kath Filmer --
Happy endings in Hard times and Granny's wonderful chair / Alice Mills --
Richard Jefferies' vision of London / John Strugnell --
Domesticating the supernatural. magic in E. Nesbit's children's books / Elmar Schenkel.
Responsibility: edited by Kath Filmer ; foreword by David Jasper.

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