Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature’s Most Fantastic Work


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Lots of literature’s biggest works, from historical myths to the works of Nobel laureates, depend on fantasy. Even when there was a dominant desire for realism, era after era of readers have been drawn to tales of the incredible – not just for what they assist us study ourselves as people or as members of society, but in addition for what they present about our social values. And now one of many world’s foremost authorities on the literature of the incredible and science fiction has created a collection of 24 lectures that take you on a journey via among the most outstanding feats of creativeness in all of literature. You may examine unusual tales of speaking frogs and cannibal witches, from Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein to Arthur C. Clarke’s astonishing 2001: A Area Odyssey and past. Starting from the early 1800s to modern occasions, Professor Rabkin casts a large web for incredible works and delves deeply into among the most astonishing. You may study concerning the works and occasions of Edgar Allan Poe, the Brothers Grimm, Virginia Woolf, Lewis Carroll, Franz Kafka, Jules Verne, H.G. Wells, J.R.R. Tolkien, Ray Bradbury, Robert A. Heinlein, Isaac Asimov, and plenty of others. And you will see how artists you may not have even thought-about on this context – similar to writers like Nathaniel Hawthorne, or composers like Offenbach and Tchaikovsky – owe a artistic debt to this remarkably vibrant style.
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Bundle Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7.1 x 5.42 x 0.58 inches; 2.88 Ounces
Director ‏ : ‎ The Nice Programs
Actors ‏ : ‎ Eric S. Rabkin
ASIN ‏ : ‎ 1598032909

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