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Folklore and the Fantastic in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction

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Arguing that the tensions between folk metaphysics and Enlightenment values produce the literary fantastic, Jason Marc Harris demonstrates that a negotiation with folklore was central to the canon of British literature. He uncovers the ideological agendas articulated using folkloric elements in works by James Barrie, William Carleton, James Hogg, Sheridan Le Fanu, George M ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published August 1st 2016 by Routledge (first published June 30th 1905)
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Dec 31, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Pretty sharp stuff! :) It's all the more interesting when you read the source material.
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Recommended to Michelle by: Dr. Shannon
Harris makes a lot of good points, but I've never heard of half the authors that he uses for his examples, which made it a little hard to figure out.
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