By Dimitra Fimi
This e-book examines the inventive makes use of of “Celtic” delusion in modern myth written for kids or teens from the Sixties to the 2000s. Its scope levels from vintage children’s fantasies reminiscent of Lloyd Alexander’s The Chronicles of Prydain and Alan Garner’s The Owl Service, to a few of the latest, award-winning delusion authors of the decade, similar to Kate Thompson (The New Policeman) and Catherine Fisher (Darkhenge). The ebook makes a speciality of the methods those myth works have appropriated and tailored Irish and Welsh medieval literature that allows you to spotlight various perceptions of “Celticity.” The time period “Celtic” itself is interrogated in mild of contemporary debates in Celtic reports, with a purpose to discover a fictional illustration of a countrywide previous that's frequently romanticized and political.
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Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy: Idealization, Identity, Ideology (Critical Approaches to Children's Literature) by Dimitra Fimi