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State of the fantastic : studies in the theory and practice of fantastic literature and film : selected essays from the Eleventh International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts, 1990 / edited by Nicholas Ruddick.

Author/creator International Conference on the Fantastic in the Arts 1990 : Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
Other author/creatorRuddick, Nicholas, 1952-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoWestport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1992.
Descriptionxvi, 210 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy ; no. 50, 0193-6875 ;
Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy ; no. 50.
Contents Introduction : learning to resist the wolf / Nicholas Ruddick -- "Oh God, here come the elves!" / Jane Yolen -- Fantasy and the narrative transaction / Brian Attebery -- Specular SF : postmodern allegory / Veronica Hollinger -- Knowing about knowing : paradigms of knowledge in the postmodern fantastic / Peter Malekin -- Im/maculate : some instances of gnostic science fiction / Reinhold Kramer -- The reproduction of the body in space / Elisabeth Vonarburg -- M.G. Lewis and later gothic fiction : the numinous dissipated / Robert F. Geary -- The taming of the screw : Rohmer's filming of Kleist's "Die Marquise von O ..." / Mary Rhiel -- Alain Robbe-Grillet and the fantastic / Tony Chadwick and Virginia Harger-Grinling -- Caricature, parody, satire : narrative masks as subversion of the picaro in Patrick Süskind's Perfume / Edith Borchardt.
Contents Reality, fiction and Wu in The man in the high castle / Jianjiong Zhu -- Zelazny's black : the sidekick as second self / Carl B. Yoke -- Suicide, murder, culture, and catastrophe : Joanna Russ's We who are about to ... / Patrick D. Murphy -- Getting a kick out of chaos : "fortunate failure" in Greg Bear's future histories / Len Hatfield -- Out of blue water : dream flight and narrative construction in the novels of Toni Morrison / Grace A. Epstein -- Dominance and subversion : the horizontal sublime and erotic empowerment in the works of Kathy Acker / Greg Lewis Peters -- The dawn patrol : sex, technology, and irony in Farmer and Ballard / Gary K. Wolfe -- The making of Frankenstein's monster : post-golem, pre-robot / Norma Rowen -- Westworld, Futureworld, and the world's obscenity / J.P. Telotte -- The animal at the door : modern works of horror and the natural animal / Marian Scholtmeijer.
Local noteJoyner-See also manuscript material related to the James H. and Virginia Schlobin Literature of the Fantastic Collection. Ask in Joyner Library Special Collections.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Acquisitions source Joyner Schlobin copy Gift of Chip Sullivan, 2005
LCCN 91046867
ISBN0313278539 (alk. paper)
ISBN9780313278532 (alk. paper)

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