Andrew Rayment

Fantasy, Politics, Postmodernity

Pratchett, Pullman, Miéville and Stories of the Eye

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Auteur Andrew Rayment
Editeur Rodopi - Brill
Distributeur Association de Boccard

“The books are true while reality is lying…” Championing the popular Fantasy genre on the same terms as its readers, Rayment casts a critical eye over the substance and methods of political critique in the Fantasy novels of Terry Pratchett, Philip Pullman and China Miéville. Ranging across subjects as diverse as exquisite fundamentalism and revolutionary trains, encountering pervert-priests, dwarf hermaphrodites and sex-scarred lovers and pondering the homicidal tendencies of fairy tales and ...