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Notes on Literature: The Machinery of Prophetic Narrative

My current obsession with Greek Tragedy, Fantasy, and Greek tragedy as Fantasy has led me to ponder at length on the single most powerful fantastic element in both the tragic and epic traditions: Prophecy. Having already touched upon it here, this post is … Continue reading

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Notes on Literature: The Possibilities of Fantasy

My previous post got me thinking about the need for fantasy as a genre and the possibilities that it opens up. Why do we need fantasy? What is the intention of an author in setting his-her tale in a fantastic … Continue reading

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