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Author Sandner, David, 1966-

Title The fantastic sublime : romanticism and transcendence in nineteenth-century children's fantasy literature / David Sandner
Published Westport, Conn : Greenwood Press, 1996


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Description vi, 160 pages ; 22 cm
Series Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy, 0193-6875 ; no 69
Contributions to the study of science fiction and fantasy ; no 69
Contents Pt. I. Romanticism, Childhood, Fairy Tales and the World of the Spirit. Ch. 1. Puer Aeternus, the Divine Child. Ch. 2. "Old" Fairy Tales and the "New" Romantic Child. Ch. 3. The Moral Tale and the Fairy Tale. Ch. 4. The Consubstantial World of Faery -- Pt. II. The Wind from Beyond the World. Ch. 5. The "Correspondent Breeze" Ch. 6. From the Romantic to the Fantastic Sublime. Ch. 7. The Fantastic Sublime in Kenneth Grahame's The Wind in the Willows. Ch. 8. The Fantastic Sublime in George MacDonald's At the Back of the North Wind -- Pt. III. Christina Rossetti's Goblin Market and the Feminine Rereading of the Fantastic Sublime. Ch. 9. The Price of Fairy Fruit in Goblin Market. Ch. 10. The Domesticated Sublime in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Ch. 11. The Imagination Unbound in Goblin Market. Ch. 12. Difference and Common Ground
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [149]-155) and index
Subject Children -- Books and reading -- History -- 19th century.
Children's literature, English -- History and criticism.
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism.
Fantasy literature, English -- History and criticism.
Romanticism -- Great Britain.
Sublime, The -- History -- 19th century.
Sublime, The, in literature.
Transcendence (Philosophy) in literature.
LC no. 96005805
ISBN 0313300844 (hardcover : alk. paper)