New PDF release: "A Better Country": The Worlds of Religious Fantasy and

By Martha C. Sammons

This ebook is a learn of non secular technological know-how fiction and myth within the culture of Lewis and Tolkien. Sammons explores why writers use fable to show theology. additionally, the publication offers a theoretical figuring out of myth as a kind of literature by way of reading the suggestions of present writers in gentle of the ambitions and theories of the "founders" of the style. Sammons discusses innovations corresponding to supposition, transposition, imagery, and reader participation, besides the subjects and ideas they impart. the writer strains the chronological improvement of the style and the features and results of spiritual fable with a wealth of examples.

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