By Farah Mendlesohn,Edward James
Some of the earliest books ever written, together with The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Odyssey, take care of monsters, marvels, amazing voyages, and magic, and this style, often called fable, remained an important a part of eu literature throughout the upward push of the trendy realist novel. Tracing the heritage of myth from the earliest years via to the origins of contemporary myth within the twentieth century, this account discusses contributions decade by way of decade—from Tolkien’s Lord of the earrings trilogy and Lewis’s Narnia books within the Fifties to J. okay. Rowling’s Harry Potter series. It also discusses and explains fantasy’s carrying on with and becoming popularity.
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