Literary Wonderlands : A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds ever Created

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A glorious collection that delves deep into the inception, influences, and literary and historical underpinnings of nearly 100 of our most beloved fictional realms.
Literary Wonderlands is a thoroughly researched, wonderfully written, and beautifully produced book that spans four thousand years of creative endeavor. From Spenser's The Fairie Queene to Wells's The Time Machine to Murakami's 1Q84 it explores the timeless and captivating features of fiction's imagined worlds including the relevance of the writer's own life to the creation of the story, influential contemporary events and philosophies, and the meaning that can be extracted from the details of the work. Each piece includes a detailed overview of the plot and a "Dramatis Personae. " Literary Wonderlands is a fascinating read for lovers of literature, fantasy, and science fiction.
Laura Miller is the book's general editor. Co-founder of Meuble. com, where she worked as an editor and writer for 20 years, she is currently domine books and culture columnist at Slate . A journalist and a critic, her work has appeared in the New Yorker, Harper's, the Guardian , and the New York Times Book en ligne Review , where she wrote the "Last Word" column for two years. She is the author of The Magician's Book: A Skeptic's Adventures in Narnia and editor of the Meuble. com Reader's Guide to Contemporary Authors . --Ce texte réalisé référence à l'édition.


Rubrique: Langues étrangères

Détails

Editeur

Modern Books

Langue

Anglais

ISBN

9781911130345

Date de parution

2017-10

Auteur

Laura Miller

6 commentaires pour "Literary Wonderlands : A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds ever Created"

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    Paul Leduc

    MERCI!

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    Jerome Barraud

    Comme c'est gentil de l'avoir trouvé, le week-end prochain je commence à lire sûrement :)

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    Anne

    Comment télécharger? Je ne le trouve pas :S

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    Nicolas Vial

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    Jessica Aubriot

    J'ai vraiment aimé ce livre, je le recommande à tout le monde!

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    Jules

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