Stories about Stories: Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth

4,24 valoración promedio
( 34 valoraciones por GoodReads )
 
9780199316076: Stories about Stories: Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth
Críticas:

"I highly recommend Brian Attebery's new book. It's a scholarly work, but it reads with bright clarity as takes us back and forth between fantasy and myth, showing not only the connections, but also how the best of fantasy is a roadmap that can return the reader to its source material."--Fantasy andScience Fiction"Brian Attebery is the most readable, the most knowledgeable, and the least quarrelsome of critics. Stories about Stories adds new vistas of understanding to his unsurpassed survey of imaginative literature." --Ursula K. Le Guin"Brian Attebery hits the mother lode in this brilliant archaeology of fantasy and myth. The closest thing to a definitive guide for what C.S. Lewis called 'lies breathed through silver, ' Stories about Stories enables us to understand the higher truths of narratives that walk a tightrope between sacred and profane, faith and skepticism, poetry and prose." --Maria Tatar, author of Enchanted Hunters"With radiant clarity, Brian Attebery's Stories about Stories examines what happens when we 'imagine our way into the realms of mastery and wonder' by considering the performative and contextualizing nature of narrative. It is a brilliant book by one of the fantastic's most informed, most penetrating, and wisest critics, who understands that the subjectivity of fictive knowledge is the engine behind its energy and fascination." --Peter Straub"Stories about Stories is the best analysis we yet possess of mythopoesis. Attebery's work mediates powerfully between the creative appropriations of myth in modern fantasy, a story known to many, and the less well-known stories of the scholarly rediscovery of myth, and the tenuous survival of oral narrative and myth in living context." --Tom Shippey, the author of The Road to Middle Earth

Críticas:

"Brian Attebery is the most readable, the most knowledgeable, and the least quarrelsome of critics. Stories about Stories adds new vistas of understanding to his unsurpassed survey of imaginative literature." --Ursula K. Le Guin"Brian Attebery hits the mother lode in this brilliant archaeology of fantasy and myth. The closest thing to a definitive guide for what C.S. Lewis called 'lies breathed through silver, ' Stories about Stories enables us to understand the higher truths of narratives that walk a tightrope between sacred and profane, faith and skepticism, poetry and prose." --Maria Tatar, author of Enchanted Hunters"With radiant clarity, Brian Attebery's Stories about Stories examines what happens when we 'imagine our way into the realms of mastery and wonder' by considering the performative and contextualizing nature of narrative. It is a brilliant book by one of the fantastic's most informed, most penetrating, and wisest critics, who understands that the subjectivity of fictive knowledge is the engine behind its energy and fascination." --Peter Straub"Stories about Stories is the best analysis we yet possess of mythopoesis. Attebery's work mediates powerfully between the creative appropriations of myth in modern fantasy, a story known to many, and the less well-known stories of the scholarly rediscovery of myth, and the tenuous survival of oral narrative and myth in living context." --Tom Shippey, the author of The Road to Middle Earth

"Sobre este título" puede pertenecer a otra edición de este libro.

Los mejores resultados en AbeBooks

1.

Brian Attebery
Editorial: Oxford University Press
ISBN 10: 0199316074 ISBN 13: 9780199316076
Nuevos Cantidad: 19
Librería
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Oxford University Press. Estado de conservación: New. Brand New. Nº de ref. de la librería 0199316074

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 20,03
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,24
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

2.

Professor of English Brian Attebery
Editorial: Oxford University Press Inc, United States (2014)
ISBN 10: 0199316074 ISBN 13: 9780199316076
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
The Book Depository
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2014. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 234 x 155 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Myth is oral, collective, sacred, and timeless. Fantasy is a modern literary mode and a popular entertainment. Yet the two have always been inextricably intertwined. Stories about Stories examines fantasy as an arena in which different ways of understanding myth compete and new relationships with myth are worked out. The book offers a comprehensive history of the modern fantastic as well as an argument about its nature and importance. Specific chapters cover the origins of fantasy in the Romantic search for localized myths, fantasy versions of the Modernist turn toward the primitive, the post-Tolkienian exploration of world mythologies, post-colonial reactions to the exploitation of indigenous sacred narratives by Western writers, fantasies based in Christian belief alongside fundamentalist attempts to stamp out the form, and the emergence of ever-more sophisticated structures such as metafiction through which to explore mythic constructions of reality. Nº de ref. de la librería AAV9780199316076

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 25,21
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

3.

Professor of English Brian Attebery
Editorial: Oxford University Press Inc, United States (2014)
ISBN 10: 0199316074 ISBN 13: 9780199316076
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
The Book Depository US
(London, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Oxford University Press Inc, United States, 2014. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. 234 x 155 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Myth is oral, collective, sacred, and timeless. Fantasy is a modern literary mode and a popular entertainment. Yet the two have always been inextricably intertwined. Stories about Stories examines fantasy as an arena in which different ways of understanding myth compete and new relationships with myth are worked out. The book offers a comprehensive history of the modern fantastic as well as an argument about its nature and importance. Specific chapters cover the origins of fantasy in the Romantic search for localized myths, fantasy versions of the Modernist turn toward the primitive, the post-Tolkienian exploration of world mythologies, post-colonial reactions to the exploitation of indigenous sacred narratives by Western writers, fantasies based in Christian belief alongside fundamentalist attempts to stamp out the form, and the emergence of ever-more sophisticated structures such as metafiction through which to explore mythic constructions of reality. Nº de ref. de la librería AAV9780199316076

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 25,28
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

4.

Brian Attebery
Editorial: Oxford University Press Inc
ISBN 10: 0199316074 ISBN 13: 9780199316076
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 5
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
THE SAINT BOOKSTORE
(Southport, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Oxford University Press Inc. Paperback. Estado de conservación: new. BRAND NEW PRINT ON DEMAND., Stories About Stories: Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth, Brian Attebery, Myth is oral, collective, sacred, and timeless. Fantasy is a modern literary mode and a popular entertainment. Yet the two have always been inextricably intertwined. Stories about Stories examines fantasy as an arena in which different ways of understanding myth compete and new relationships with myth are worked out. The book offers a comprehensive history of the modern fantastic as well as an argument about its nature and importance. Specific chapters cover the origins of fantasy in the Romantic search for localized myths, fantasy versions of the Modernist turn toward the primitive, the post-Tolkienian exploration of world mythologies, post-colonial reactions to the exploitation of indigenous sacred narratives by Western writers, fantasies based in Christian belief alongside fundamentalist attempts to stamp out the form, and the emergence of ever-more sophisticated structures such as metafiction through which to explore mythic constructions of reality. Nº de ref. de la librería B9780199316076

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 21,08
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 6,86
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

5.

Attebery, Brian
Editorial: Oxford University Press (2016)
ISBN 10: 0199316074 ISBN 13: 9780199316076
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
Ria Christie Collections
(Uxbridge, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Oxford University Press, 2016. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. PRINT ON DEMAND Book; New; Publication Year 2016; Not Signed; Fast Shipping from the UK. No. book. Nº de ref. de la librería ria9780199316076_lsuk

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 26,62
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,86
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

6.

Attebery, Brian
Editorial: OUP USA (2014)
ISBN 10: 0199316074 ISBN 13: 9780199316076
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
PBShop
(Wood Dale, IL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción OUP USA, 2014. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería I1-9780199316076

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 28,14
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,69
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

7.

Attebery, Brian
Editorial: OUP USA (2014)
ISBN 10: 0199316074 ISBN 13: 9780199316076
Nuevos Cantidad: > 20
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, Reino Unido)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción OUP USA, 2014. PAP. Estado de conservación: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 3 to 5 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since 2000. Nº de ref. de la librería LQ-9780199316076

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 22,65
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 10,39
De Reino Unido a Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

8.

Attebery, Brian
Editorial: Oxford University Press (2014)
ISBN 10: 0199316074 ISBN 13: 9780199316076
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 10
Librería
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Oxford University Press, 2014. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería INGM9780199316076

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 30,71
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 3,69
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

9.

Attebery, Brian
Editorial: Oxford University Press (2014)
ISBN 10: 0199316074 ISBN 13: 9780199316076
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 1
Librería
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Oxford University Press, 2014. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0199316074

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 36,63
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: GRATIS
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

10.

Attebery, Brian
Editorial: Oxford University Press (2017)
ISBN 10: 0199316074 ISBN 13: 9780199316076
Nuevos Paperback Cantidad: 20
Impresión bajo demanda
Librería
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, Estados Unidos de America)
Valoración
[?]

Descripción Oxford University Press, 2017. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. This item is printed on demand. Nº de ref. de la librería 0199316074

Más información sobre esta librería | Hacer una pregunta a la librería

Comprar nuevo
EUR 36,23
Convertir moneda

Añadir al carrito

Gastos de envío: EUR 2,77
A Estados Unidos de America
Destinos, gastos y plazos de envío

Existen otras copia(s) de este libro

Ver todos los resultados de su búsqueda