On Divergence in Fantasy explores the ways in which fantasy criticism continually redefines its boundaries, without arriving at agreement. The paper draws on Foucault to suggest that these disputes and dispersions are characteristic of the operation of fantasy critisim as a discursive formation.
Table of ContentsOn divergence in fantasy -- Introduction -- Preliminary -- The thousand and one definitional nights -- Characteristic works: inclusions and exclusions -- Critical objections to fantasy -- Conclusion.
NotesBibliography: p. 93-97
The original thesis contains the novel "Stranger, I" as an integral part of the thesis. However this novel has been omitted in this digital copy.
Awarding InstitutionMacquarie University
Degree TypeThesis masters research
DegreeThesis (MA (Hons)), Macquarie University, Division of Humanities, Department of English
Department, Centre or SchoolDepartment of English
Year of Award2006
Principal SupervisorTony Cousins
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