Stephen R. Donaldson and the modern epic vision : a critical study of the "Chronicles of Thomas Covenant" novels /

"Donaldson, it is argued, reclaims an epic vision in his Thomas Covenant novels that is lacking in most modern literature. Chapters demonstrate how this use of epic heroism helps solve seemingly insurmountable problems and provides more meaning and purpose for individuals"--Provided by pub...

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Main Author: Barkley, Christine, 1949-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., [2009]
Series:Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy ; 17.
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Summary:"Donaldson, it is argued, reclaims an epic vision in his Thomas Covenant novels that is lacking in most modern literature. Chapters demonstrate how this use of epic heroism helps solve seemingly insurmountable problems and provides more meaning and purpose for individuals"--Provided by publisher.
Physical Description:ix, 213 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-206) and index.
ISBN:9780786442881 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0786442883 (pbk. : alk. paper)