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Rana, Marion

Terry Pratchett's Narrative Worlds

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Table of contents

1. Shedding the ‘Light Fantastic’ on Terry Pratchett’s Narrative Worlds: An Introduction
Marion Rana

Part I. Populating Discworld and Beyond: Characters, Criticism and Social Commentary

2. Be a Witch, Be a Woman: Gendered Characterisation of Terry Pratchett’s Witches
Alice Nuttall

3. ‘Not the Most Stable of Creatures’: Female Monstrosity and Gender Negotiations in the Character of Angua von Uberwald
Marion Rana

4. ‘There Is No Race So Wretched That There Is Not Something Out There That Cares for Them’: Multiculturalism, Understanding, Empathy and Prejudice in Discworld
Mel Gibson

5.
And the World Continues to Spin…: Secularism and Demystification in Good Omens

Daniel Scott

6. (Non-)Formal Education in Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Novels: Mort’s Apprenticeship, Tiffany’s Coming of Age, Susan’s Learning Path and the Unseen University
Maxi Steinbrück

7. Learning Relativism Through Humour, Play and the Shift of Viewpoint in the Truckers Trilogy
Virginie Douglas

Part II. Crafting Narratives: Literary Techniques and Genre Adaptations

8. Seriously Relevant: Parody, Pastiche and Satire in Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Novels
Gideon Haberkorn

9. ‘At Times Like This It’s Traditional That a Hero Comes Forth’: Romance and Identity in Terry Pratchett’s Guards! Guards!

Emily Lavin Leverett

10. Fantasy as Belief and Its Happenings in Terry Pratchett’s Hogfather

Minwen Huang

11. Metamodern Approaches in Johnny and the Dead (1993) and Nation (2008)
Nurul Fateha

12. Feeling the Potential of Elsewhere: Terry Pratchett’s Nation in Theatre
Justyna Deszcz-Tryhubczak

13. Where Discourse Meets Discworld: Labyrinths, Humour and the Neo-Baroque in Terry Pratchett’s Discworld Stories
Thomas Scholz

Avainsanat: Literature, Children's Literature, British and Irish Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature, Contemporary Literature, Fiction

Toimittaja
Julkaisija
Springer
Julkaisuvuosi
2018
Kieli
en
Painos
1
Sarja
Critical Approaches to Children's Literature
Kategoria
Kirjallisuudentutkimus
Tiedostomuoto
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eISBN (PDF)
9783319672984
Painetun ISBN
978-3-319-67297-7

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