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Fimi, Dimitra

Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy

Fimi, Dimitra - Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: “Celticity,” Fantasy, and the Child Readership
Dimitra Fimi

Part I. Irish Myth

2. Otherworldly Ireland: Pat O’Shea’s The Hounds of the Mórrígan and Kate Thompson’s The New Policeman
Dimitra Fimi

3. Celticity and the Irish Diaspora: Rewriting Finn mac Cumhall and Cúchulain for American Youngsters
Dimitra Fimi

Part II. Welsh Myth

4. Lloyd Alexander’s The Chronicles of Prydain: Building Fantasy upon Forgery
Dimitra Fimi

5. Welsh Heritage for Teenagers: Alan Garner, Jenny Nimmo, Catherine Fisher
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6. Susan Cooper’s The Dark is Rising Sequence and the Arthur of the Welsh
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7. Conclusion: Celticity and “Celtic” Heritage
Dimitra Fimi

Keywords: Literature, Children's Literature, Contemporary Literature, Literary History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Critical Approaches to Children's Literature
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137552822
Printed ISBN
978-1-137-55281-5

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