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From Homer to Harry Potter

a handbook on myth and fantasy

by Matthew T. Dickerson

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Brazos Press in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy literature -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMatthew Dickerson and David O"Hara.
    ContributionsO"Hara, David, 1969-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN56.F34 D53 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3415018M
    ISBN 101587431335
    LC Control Number2005031195

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A book about Robin Hood robbing from the oppressive rich to give to the humble poor, however, could very much jive with Christian teaching (see under Stephen Lawhead’s King Raven Trilogy). What I liked most about From Homer to Harry Potter is its unwavering belief in the power of story.

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Dickerson and O’Hara write from a perspective similar to Lewis and Tolkien’s, and they explain how this perspective enlightens the genre.

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