A Short History of FantasyBook - 2009
A history of the fantasy form, this work traces the genre from the earliest years with The Epic of Gilgamesh and The Odyssey through to the origins of modern fantasy in the 20th century with such acclaimed writers as Terry Pratchett and J. K. Rowling. An exploration of the great variety of fiction published under the heading "fantasy," this engaging study seeks to explain its continuing and ever growing popularity.
Publisher: London : Middlesex University Press, 2009
Characteristics: 285 p. ; 22 cm