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Fantasy Fiction and Welsh Myth

Tales of Belonging

  • Kath Filmer-Davies

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
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  9. Back Matter
    Pages 167-177

About this book

Introduction

This book examines how contemporary fantasy literature offers critical insights into western society and culture by drawing on the ancient myths of Wales. These books emphasise the need to have a set of social and personal values in order to be free from a sense of dislocation and alienation in a highly technologised society and in order to satisfy the sense of 'hiraeth' or longing for a place where one truly belongs.

Keywords

children culture Familie fiction film Nation novel society

Authors and affiliations

  • Kath Filmer-Davies
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  1. 1.University of QueenslandAustralia

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