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The Fairy Way of Writing - a book by Pask, Kevin

The Fairy Way of Writing

Shakespeare to Tolkien

The Fairy Way of Writing( )
Author: Pask, Kevin
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Johns Hopkins University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $42.95
Book Description:

In The Fairy Way of Writing, Kevin Pask seeks to explain the origins and popularity of enchantment in Shakespeare’s plays. Writers John Dryden and Joseph Addison originated the phrase "fairy way of writing" to define the concept of an English creative imagination founded on a synthesis of high literary culture and the popular culture of tales and superstitions. Beginning with Chaucer, Johnson, Dryden, and Milton, Pask argues that the fairy way of writing not only sets...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Horror & Supernatural
Social Science / Ethnic Studies / General
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.73 Inches
Book Weight:0.849 Pounds

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