Four British fantasists place and culture in the children"s fantasies of Penelope Lively, Alan Garner, Diana Wynne Jones, and Susan Cooper by Butler, Charles

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Published by Children"s Literature Association and Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism,
  • Children"s stories, English -- History and criticism,
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Place (Philosophy) in literature,
  • Setting (Literature),
  • Culture in literature

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 279-295) and index

Book details

StatementCharles Butler
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR888.F3 B88 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 311 p. ;
Number of Pages311
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17197173M
ISBN 10081085242X
LC Control Number2005057646

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Butler's most important academic work, Four British fantasists: place and culture in the children's fantasies of Penelope Lively, Alan Garner, Diana Wynne Jones, and Susan Cooper won the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award () in the Mythopoeic Born: Charles Cadman Butler, 25 January (age 56).

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Susan Mary Cooper (born 23 May ) is an English author of children's books. She is best known for The Dark Is Rising, a contemporary fantasy series set in England and Wales, which incorporates British mythology, such as the Arthurian legends, and Welsh folk heroes.

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I am a veteran of the U.S. Army that has traveled around the world. My life experience help me portray the adventurous side of my life in my writings.

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