Question: "High" concepts in Fantasy

deborah deborah at
Fri Feb 28 10:46:44 EST 2003

On Fri, 28 Feb 2003, Jenwa Hsung wrote:
|--- Jon Noble <jon_p_noble at> wrote:
|> High Fantasy is more a case of
|> whatever I really like is High Fantasy, and lesser
|> stuff isn't.
|I'm confused, because I don't think there's a "like"
|factor implied in High Fantasy.

I think this is an assessment like that of a friend of mine, who says
"if I like it, it's science fiction.  If I don't like it, it's fantasy."
By which assessment he calls all books by Steven Brust "science fiction".


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