Literary Wonderlands by Laura Miller audiobook

Literary Wonderlands: A Journey Through the Greatest Fictional Worlds Ever Created

Edited by  Laura Miller
Read by Anne Flosnik

Tantor Audio

Unabridged

Format : Library CD (In Stock)
  • ISBN: 9798200442850

  • ISBN: 9798200442843

  • ISBN: 9798200442867

Runtime: 10.79 Hours
Category: Nonfiction/Literary Collections
Audience: Adult
Language: English

Summary

Summary

Literary Wonderlands is a thoroughly researched, wonderfully written, and beautifully produced book that spans four thousand years of creative endeavor. From Spenser's The Fairie Queene to Wells's The Time Machine</> to Murakami's 1Q84 it explores the timeless and captivating features of fiction's imagined worlds including the relevance of the writer's own life to the creation of the story, influential contemporary events and philosophies, and the meaning that can be extracted from the details of the work. Each piece includes a detailed overview of the plot and a "Dramatis Personae." Literary Wonderlands is a fascinating read for lovers of literature, fantasy, and science fiction.

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Available Formats : CD, Library CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Literary Collections
Runtime: 10.79
Audience: Adult
Language: English