Of Sex and Faerie: further essays on Genre Fiction

Of Sex and Faerie: further essays on Genre Fiction

Author: John Lennard

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 9781847601735

Category: Drama

Page: 393

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Taking up where Of Modern Dragons (2007) left off, these essays continue Lennard's investigation of the praxis of serial reading and the best genre fi ction of recent decades, including work by Bill James, Walter Mosley, Lois Mcmaster Bujold, and Ursula K. Le Guin. There are groundbreaking studies of contemporary paranormal romance, and of Hornblower's transition to space, while the fi nal essay deals with the phenomenon and explosive growth of fanfi ction, and with the increasingly empowered status of the reader in a digital world. There is an extensive bibliography of genre and critical work, with eight illustrations.
Of Sex and Faerie: further essays on Genre Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 393
Authors: John Lennard
Categories: Drama
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Lulu.com

Taking up where Of Modern Dragons (2007) left off, these essays continue Lennard's investigation of the praxis of serial reading and the best genre fi ction of recent decades, including work by Bill James, Walter Mosley, Lois Mcmaster Bujold, and Ursula K. Le Guin. There are groundbreaking studies of contemporary