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Rings, swords, and monsters [cd] : exploring fantasy literature / Michael Drout.

Authors: Drout, Michael D. C., 1968-
Call number: CD 809.387 DRO
Publisher: Prince Frederick, Md. : Recorded Books, p2006.
Publication date: p2006.
Subject: Fantasy fiction -- History and criticism.
Series title: Modern scholar.
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Title: Rings, swords, and monsters [cd] : exploring fantasy literature / Michael Drout.
Additional title: Exploring fantasy literature
Physical description: 7 audio discs (ca. 8 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guide (72 p. : ill.; 22 cm.)
Performer note: Lecture given by Michael D.C. Drout.
Contents note: 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.
Notes: "14 lectures"--Container.
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Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (guide)
ISBN: 1419386956 (sound discs)
9781419386954 (sound discs)
1419386964 (guide)
9781419386961 (guide)
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1132764
Bib No.: 1132764

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