The Evolving Megatext of Fantasy

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How fantasy’s tropes and conventions have become more of a tapestry in the last thirty years with the rise of other entertainment media and how, in light of this, we should revise Dark Suvin’s definition of the novum.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)96-107
Number of pages11
JournalBFS Journal
Issue number18
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2018

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  • Megatext
  • Novum
  • Fantasy


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