"High Fantasy" in America: A Study of Lloyd Alexander, Ursula LeGuin, and Susan Cooper

  title={"High Fantasy" in America: A Study of Lloyd Alexander, Ursula LeGuin, and Susan Cooper},
  author={Lois Rostow Kuznets},
  journal={The Lion and the Unicorn},
  pages={19 - 35}
  • L. Kuznets
  • Published 1 January 2009
  • Art
  • The Lion and the Unicorn
In the third quarter of the nineteenth century in Great Britain, Lewis Carroll was writing Alice's Adventures in Wonderland (1865) and Through the Looking Glass (1871) and George MacDonald was writing At the Back of the North Wind (1871); meanwhile, across the Atlantic, Louisa May Alcott was writing Little Women (1868-69) and Mark Twain was writing his Tom Sawyer books (1876). The informal but pervasive reputation of the British for producing great fantasies for children and adults seems to… 
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