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The tropes of fantasy fiction /

Gabrielle Lissauer.

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Author: Lissauer, Gabrielle
Published: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015]
Topics: Fantasy fiction - History and criticism. | Science fiction - History and criticism. | Speculative fiction - History and criticism. | Fiction - Technique. | Narration (Rhetoric) | Point of view (Literature)
Genres: Criticism, interpretation, etc.
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245 14|aThe tropes of fantasy fiction /|cGabrielle Lissauer.
264 1|aJefferson, North Carolina :|bMcFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,|c[2015]
300 |aix, 208 pages ;|c23 cm
336 |atext|btxt|2rdacontent
337 |aunmediated|bn|2rdamedia
338 |avolume|bnc|2rdacarrier
504 |aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
505 0 |aPreface -- Introduction -- Changing the story -- A matter of perception -- The power of stories -- Magic of fantasy, fantasy of magic -- Not what you think it is -- Heroes and protagonists, villains and antagonists -- No man is an island -- Fairies and dragons and dwarfs, oh my! -- Through the looking glass -- The fundamentals.
520 |a"Comparing various fantasy fiction stories, this book shows that it is not the tropes and clich├ęs that make a story good or bad but how the author applies them. The book also explores the concept of text versus meta-text--when the story's world and character actions contradict the reader's expectations based on the tropes being used"--|cProvided by publisher.
650 0|aFantasy fiction|xHistory and criticism.
650 0|aScience fiction|xHistory and criticism.
650 0|aSpeculative fiction|xHistory and criticism.
650 0|aFiction|xTechnique.
650 0|aNarration (Rhetoric)
650 0|aPoint of view (Literature)
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