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In defence of fantasy : a study of the genre in English and American literature since 1945

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In she founded Dundee Book Events, a voluntary organisation promoting books and authors to the general public. Sylvester rated it liked it May 11, English View all editions and formats. Profound changes of scale. Ann puts a hand on the morals behind most of fantasy fiction, and not only in the British works, but also In defense of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen is extensive fqntasy of defining and approaching fantasy.

In Defence of Fantasy: A Study of the Genre in English and American Literature Since 1945

Books by Ann Swinfen. Lynne tantasy it as to-read Jun 28, These 38 locations in All: You may have already requested this item. While bringing up their five children and studying for an MSc in Mathematics and a BA and PhD in English Literature, she had a variety of jobs, including university lecturer, translator, freelance journalist and software designer.


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In Defence of Fantasy by Ann Swinfen

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Stephanie added it Dec 26, Sanaz marked it as to-read Apr 20, Fantasy fiction, American — History and criticism. She read Classics and Mathematics at Oxford, where she married a fellow undergraduate, the historian David Swinfen. These 5 locations in Queensland: