Stories about Stories: Fantasy and the Remaking of Myth
Drawing on literary history and folklore, this volume offers an introduction to the fantasy genre's popularity and cultural importance. Reading works by figures such as J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Ursula K. Le Guin, Alan Garner, Amitav Ghosh, and many others, Attebery explores both the familiar and the forgotten to produce the first comprehensive look at fantasy's use of myth.