Patricia A. McKillip and the Art of Fantasy World-Building by Audrey Isabel Taylor

Patricia A. McKillip and the Art of Fantasy World-Building

byAudrey Isabel TaylorEditorDonald E. Palumbo

Kobo ebook | August 11, 2017

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From wondrous fairy-lands to nightmarish hellscapes, the elements that make fantasy worlds come alive also invite their exploration. This first book-length study of critically acclaimed novelist Patricia A. McKillip’s lyrical other-worlds analyzes her characters, environments and legends and their interplay with genre expectations. The author gives long overdue critical attention to McKillip’s work and demonstrates how a broader understanding of world-building enables a deeper appreciation of her fantasies.

Title:Patricia A. McKillip and the Art of Fantasy World-BuildingFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 11, 2017Language:English

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ISBN - 10:147663145X

ISBN - 13:9781476631455

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From wondrous fairy-lands to nightmarish hellscapes, the elements that make fantasy worlds come alive also invite their exploration. This first book-length study of critically acclaimed novelist Patricia A. McKillip's lyrical other-worlds analyzes her characters, environments and legends and their interplay with genre expectations. The author gives long overdue critical attention to McKillip's work and demonstrates how a broader understanding of world-building enables a deeper appreciation of her fantasies.