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Author Hunt, Peter, 1945-

Title Alternative worlds in fantasy fiction / Peter Hunt and Millicent Lenz
Published New York ; London : Continuum, 2001


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Description [vi], 174 pages ; 24 cm
Series Contemporary classics of children's literature
Continuum studies in children's literature
Contemporary classics of children's literature.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Ursula K. Le Guin -- 3. Terry Pratchett -- 4. Philip Pullman
Summary "This book provides a guide to literature that creates alternative worlds for young readers. Focusing on the work of Ursula Le Guin, Terry Pratchett and Philip Pullman, the book considers both the genre of 'alternative worlds' and the distinctiveness of these authors' texts, including Philip Pullman's The Amber Spyglass."--BOOK JACKET
Notes "Contemporary classics of childrens literature" -- at head of tp
"Including The Amber Spyglass" -- cover
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Le Guin, Ursula K., 1929-2018 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Pratchett, Terry -- Criticism and interpretation.
Pratchett, Terry, 1948- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Pullman, Philip, 1946- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Children's stories, American -- History and criticism.
Children's stories, English -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Author Lenz, Millicent.
LC no. 2005281770
ISBN 0826449360
0826449379 (paperback)
Other Titles Contemporary classics of children's literature: alternative worlds in fantasy fiction
The Amber Spyglass