more fantasy categories

Jon Noble jon_p_noble at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 13 01:57:23 EST 2003


--- Robyn Starkey <rohina at shaw.ca> wrote:
> 
> >Romance; never read it myself, but I understand it
> >exists.
> >
> >Arthurian, really a sub-category of mythology - but
> >there is so much with so many takes on the Matter
> of
> >Britain that it deserves its own category
> 
> Sorry, have to get some clarification here. By
> definition, most Arthurian 
> material is Romance. Or are you talking about 20th
> century interpretations?
> 
>
Yes, I see what you mean, I was talking 20th (and 21st
now too I guess), so Romance = Love stories and
Arthurian starts with TH White and moves on from
there.
If I put in Malory and earlier that would have to be a
new category - Prefantasy perhaps.

Jon

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