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By Martha C. Sammons

ISBN-10: 0313257469

ISBN-13: 9780313257469

This publication is a examine of spiritual technology fiction and delusion within the culture of Lewis and Tolkien. Sammons explores why writers use delusion to show theology. additionally, the ebook offers a theoretical realizing of myth as a kind of literature by way of studying the thoughts of present writers in gentle of the ambitions and theories of the "founders" of the style. Sammons discusses innovations resembling supposition, transposition, imagery, and reader participation, besides the subjects and ideas they impart. the writer lines the chronological improvement of the style and the features and results of non secular myth with a wealth of examples.

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