Fantasy Monarchies

Ms Kathleen Jennings s368333 at student.uq.edu.au
Tue Feb 4 20:00:46 EST 2003


Charlie wrote:
>the ambitions of fantasy (Saving the World) and the ambitions of 
>Realism (Saving, say, One's Parents' Marriage or the Local Donkey 
>Sanctuary from Closure), and feel there's a middle ground that's not 
>been sufficiently exploited. Why should fantasy take high politics, 
>rather than more domestic matters, as its territory anyway?

I think that's what I like about Patricia Wrightson's fantasies: they 
are set on a small scale, but none the less important for that. I'm 
thinking in particular of _An Older Kind of Magic_ in which the aim is 
to save the Botanic Gardens from being turned into a car park.
Kathleen.

--
To unsubscribe, email dwj-request at suberic.net with the body "unsubscribe".
Visit the archives at http://suberic.net/dwj/list/



More information about the Dwj mailing list