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Fantasy Politics Postmodernity The books are true while reality is lying Championing the popular Fantasy genre on the same terms as its readers Rayment casts a critical eye over the substance and methods of political critiue in the Fantasy novels of Terry Pratchett Philip Pullman and China Mieville Ranging across subjects as diverse as exuisite fundamentalism and revolutionary trains encountering pervert priests dwarf hermaphrodites and sex scarred lovers and pondering the homicidal tendencies of fairy tales and opera Fantasy Politics Postmodernity develops a theoretically wide ranging and illuminating account of how the novels of these writers do and do not sustain politically insightful critiue of the real world while bringing intellectual and ethical concerns to bear on the popular Fantasy form

  • Paperback
  • 280 pages
  • Fantasy Politics Postmodernity
  • Andrew Rayment
  • 07 December 2016
  • 9789042038585