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  • Fantasy fiction.

Fantasy fiction. (Genre/Form Term)

Preferred form: Fantasy fiction.
Used for/see from:
  • Earlier heading: Fantastic fiction
  • Heroic fantasy (Fiction)
See also:

Machine generated authority record.

Work cat.: (HWP)58113: Flinders, Benjamin. 352, The lost city of Atlantis /, 2009.

Filmer-Davies, K. Fantasy fiction and Welsh myth, 1996.

Web. 3 (Fantasy fiction: imaginative fiction dependent for effect on strangeness of setting and of characters)

Ruse, C. The Cassell dict. of lit. and lang., 1992 (Fantasy: any piece of writing that extends the imagination beyond what seems possible; often inventing imaginary worlds set in the past and future)

Holman, C.H. A handbk. to lit., 1980 (Fantasy: applied to a work which takes place in a nonexistent and unreal world and/or employs physical and scientific principles not yet discovered)

Concise Ox. dict. of lit. terms, 1990 (Fantasy: a general term for any kind of fictional work that is not primarily devoted to realistic representation of the known world)

GSAFD (Fantasy fiction: use for works that feature imaginary worlds, extraordinary creatures, sorcerers, epic quests and magic)

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