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Title:
Rings, swords, and monsters [cd] : exploring fantasy literature / Michael Drout.
Call Number:
CD 809.387 DRO
Publication Date:
p2006.
Publisher:
Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, p2006.
Electronic Access:
Additional course materials Password required for access, see container
Physical Description:
7 audio discs (ca. 8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (72 p. : ill.; 22 cm.)
Performer:
Lecture given by Michael D.C. Drout.
Notes:
"14 lectures"--Container.

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Compact disc.
Contents:
What is fantasy literature?: genre, canon, history -- Origins of modern fantasy -- Tolkien: life and languages -- Tolkien: the hobbit -- Tolkien: The fellowship of the ring -- Tolkien: the two towers -- Tolkien: The return of the king -- Tolkien: the silmarillion, unfinished tales, and other posthumously published work -- Tolkien: criticism and theory -- Imitations and reactions: Brooks and Donaldson -- Worthy inheritors: Le Guin and Holdstock -- Children's fantasy -- Arthurian fantasy -- Magical realism and conclusions.
Summary:
In this course, Wheaton College professor Michael D.C. Drout examines the roots of fantasy and the works that have defined the genre, providing insight into beloved works and a better understanding of why fantasy is such a pervasive force in modern culture.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (guide)
Added Title:
Exploring fantasy literature
Horizon Bib Number:
1132764
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