Christian Fantasy: From 1200 to the Present

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Springer, Jun 18, 1992 - Religion - 356 pages
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This is the first account of invented stories involving the Christian supernatural. In their development a central concern is found to be the fantasy-making human imagination itself, at first seen as a obstacle to Christian purpose, but more recently given freer rein.

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Contents

The French Queste del Saint Graal
12
The Middle English Pearl
42
Dr Faustus
73
The Metaphysical Poets
93
The Pilgrims Progress
115
Heaven and Hell
131
The Little Black Boy and The Marriage
144
George MacDonalds Fairy Tales
164
The WaterBabies
183
TwentiethCentury Christian Fantasy
209
Other Writers
262
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