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Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy: by Dimitra Fimi

By Dimitra Fimi

This e-book examines the inventive makes use of of “Celtic” delusion in modern myth written for kids or teenagers from the Sixties to the 2000s. Its scope levels from vintage children’s fantasies similar to Lloyd Alexander’s The Chronicles of Prydain and Alan Garner’s The Owl Service, to a few of the latest, award-winning delusion authors of the decade, similar to Kate Thompson (The New Policeman) and Catherine Fisher (Darkhenge). The publication specializes in the methods those delusion works have appropriated and tailored Irish and Welsh medieval literature that allows you to spotlight various perceptions of “Celticity.” The time period “Celtic” itself is interrogated in gentle of contemporary debates in Celtic reviews, that allows you to discover a fictional illustration of a countrywide earlier that's frequently romanticized and political.

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