"A Better Country": The Worlds of Religious Fantasy and by Martha C. Sammons PDF

By Martha C. Sammons

This publication is a learn of spiritual technological know-how fiction and myth within the culture of Lewis and Tolkien. Sammons explores why writers use fable to show theology. moreover, the e-book offers a theoretical figuring out of myth as a kind of literature through reading the ideas of present writers in gentle of the pursuits and theories of the "founders" of the style. Sammons discusses suggestions resembling supposition, transposition, imagery, and reader participation, besides the topics and concepts they communicate. the writer strains the chronological improvement of the style and the features and results of spiritual delusion with a wealth of examples.

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