THE FANTASTIC AND FANTASY Eric Rabkin () The following excerpt from American critic Eric Rabkin’s The Fantastic in Literature defines the. Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Rabkin, Eric S; Format: Book; xi, p.: ill. ; 23 cm. New Search The fantastic in literature by Eric S. Rabkin. The fantastic in literature by Eric S. Rabkin. More Like This. The fantastic in literature by Eric S. Rabkin.

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For other uses, see Fantastic disambiguation. The fantastic requires the fulfillment of three conditions.

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Fantasy Awards Subgenres Television Tropes. Second, this hesitation may also be experienced by a character; thus the reader’s role is so to speak entrusted to a character, and at the same time the hesitation is represented, it becomes one of the themes of the work — in the case of naive reading, the actual reader identifies himself with the character.

Spirit Becomes Matter Henry Staten. Cite this Email this Add to favourites Print this page. The only one of its kind to provide both narrative and comment in digestible form. As the first international anthology to cover the entire scope of fantastic narrative, Fantastic Worlds presents over fifty tales, myths, and stories, ranging from Genesis to Ovid, Hans Christian Andersen to J. New search User lists Site feedback Ask a librarian Help.

Including tales of fairies and elves, ghost stories, high fantasy, and stories of social criticism and the conflict between science and religion, this volume presents a diverse selection of writings that all share the same capacity to liberate the human spirit through the wild mental acrobatics of fantasy. To learn more about how to request items watch this short online video.

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Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Can I view this online? Bulgarian-French structuralist literary critic Tzvetan Todorov originated the fantwstic, characterizing the fantastic as the hesitation of characters and readers when presented with questions about reality.

Third, the reader must adopt a certain attitude with regard to the text: Browse titles authors subjects uniform titles series callnumbers dewey numbers starting from optional. The Major Film Theories J.

Literary Names Alastair Fowler. The fantastic is sometimes erroneously called the Grotesque or Supernatural fictionbecause both the Grotesque and the Supernatural contain fantastic elements, yet they are not the same, as the fantastic is based on an ambiguity of those elements. History Literature Magic Sources.

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The former, in its hesitation between supernatural and realistic explanations of events, may task the reader with questioning the nature of reality and this may serve to distinguish the Fantastic from Literatuer Realism in which magical elements are understood to constitute in part the literaturd of the protagonists and are not themselves questionable.

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First, the text must oblige the reader to consider the world of the characters as a world of living persons and to hesitate between a natural or supernatural explanation of the events described.

Request this item to view in the Library’s reading rooms using your library card. The Fantastic can also represent dreams and wakefulness where the character or reader hesitates as to what is reality or what is a dream.

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