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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505 0 |a Ur-lord of the (white gold) ring -- Portrait of the artist as a young leper -- Remembrance of some things past -- They could not go home again -- Something evil this way comes -- A farewell to armaments -- The time "machine" : speculations on time and space travel in the "Last chronicles". 
520 |a "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. 
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