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free read Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Eric S. Rabkin Eric S. Rabkin ´ 3 free read Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works review ✓ 3 Professor Eric Rabkin from the University of Michigan speaking about the world's greatest literary works This two box set of 24 lectures on 12 cassette tapes covers the following 1 Brothers Grimm Fairy Tale Psychology; 2 Propp Structure and Cultural Identity; 3 Hoffmann and the Theory of the Fantastic; 4 Poe Genres and Degrees of the Fantastic; 5 Lewis Carroll Puzzles Language. This is excellent the professor is great and his material is top rate I only have two minor complaints there is not enough fantasy covered compared to SF and the last few lectures are very spoiler y The Penguin Food Guide to India rate I only have two minor complaints there is not enough fantasy covered compared to SF and the last few lectures are very spoiler y

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free read Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Eric S. Rabkin Eric S. Rabkin ´ 3 free read Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works review ✓ 3 Audience; 6 HG Wells We Are All Talking Animals; 7 Franz Kafka Dashed Fantasies; 8 Woolf Fantastic Feminism Periods of Art; 9 Robbe Grillet Experimental Fiction Myth; 10 Tolkien Mass Production of the Fantastic; 11 Children's Literature and the Fantastic; 12 Postmodernism and the Fantastic; 13 Defining Science Fiction; 14 Mary Shelley Grandmother of Science Fiction; 15 Hawtho. Terrific series that will help you to better appreciate the fantastic in literature eg fables children s literature Tolkien sci fi Alice in Wonderland Virginia Woolf magical realism and much Most listeners will have read many of the books that Dr Rabkin talks about but he brings out in a believable way some of the deeper layers of meaning that I never saw in my surface readings A few notes from the lecture on children s lit1 Characters typically the hero is a child or animal Relationships are between children animals and a parent figure Children have full autonomy2 Plot often simple episodic clearly goal directed may be motivated by a single emotion and typically with a happy ending3 Theme simple and typically with a single problem with a clear solution4 Style restricted vocab but they often use cute or periphrastic language Often they employ verse and nonsense5 Format Format matters illustrations size edition color font styleWhy do adult like children s lit1 They enjoy it on its own terms or for nostalgia2 Some children s books are also adult books3 Can be used to comment on children4 Use of the form by adults to deal simplistically with a complex adult problem eg Orwell s Animal FarmThe second half of the course moves into an exploration and discussion of science fiction which Dr Rabkin defines in my recollection as fiction that s made plausible against a background of science and technology It s a wonderful introduction to some of the masters of sci fi Asimov Clarke Heinlein Le Guin and their predecessors Mary Shelley Hawthorne s short stories Poe HG Wells I look forward to tasting and savoring many of the books he discussed in the course The lecture on science fiction and religion was particularly interesting Tracking Globalization realism and much Most listeners will have The Laughing Buddha Zen and the Comic Spirit readings A few notes from the lecture on children s lit1 Characters typically the hero is a child or animal Relationships are between children animals and a parent figure Children have full autonomy2 Plot often simple episodic clearly goal directed may be motivated by a single emotion and typically with a happy ending3 Theme simple and typically with a single problem with a clear solution4 Style The Shadows Part 1 Black Dagger Brotherhood #13 restricted vocab but they often use cute or periphrastic language Often they employ verse and nonsense5 Format Format matters illustrations size edition color font styleWhy do adult like children s lit1 They enjoy it on its own terms or for nostalgia2 Some children s books are also adult books3 Can be used to comment on children4 Use of the form by adults to deal simplistically with a complex adult problem eg Orwell s Animal FarmThe second half of the course moves into an exploration and discussion of science fiction which Dr Rabkin defines in my Nation as Mother recollection as fiction that s made plausible against a background of science and technology It s a wonderful introduction to some of the masters of sci fi Asimov Clarke Heinlein Le Guin and their predecessors Mary Shelley Hawthorne s short stories Poe HG Wells I look forward to tasting and savoring many of the books he discussed in the course The lecture on science fiction and Provenzalische Verwicklungen religion was particularly interesting

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free read Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Eric S. Rabkin Eric S. Rabkin ´ 3 free read Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works review ✓ 3 Rne Poe and the Eden Complex; 16 Jules Verne and the Robinsonade; 17 Wells Industrialization of the Fantastic; 18 The History of Utopia; 19 Science Fiction and Religion; 20 Pulp Fiction Bradbury the American Myth; 21 Robert A Heinlein He Mapped the Future; 22 Asimov and Clarke Cousins in Utopia; 23 Ursula K LeGuin Transhuman Anthropologist; 24 Cyberpunk Postmodernism and Beyon. Be warned here you will find statements such as thisIn fact the union of these pieces in the tripartide manner or uadripartide manner of Freud or Jung is what gives psychological strengthI ll fully admit that I am being incredibly unfair in taking the above uote out of context but I wanted to illustrate what I mean when I say that there is to Rabkin s lectures than many readers starting with myself are looking forConsider this an advanced analysis of FantasyScience Fiction from the point of view of a professor with theories to advance on the subjects I might suggest Micheal Drout s From Here To Infinity An Exploration of Science Fiction Literatureand Rings Swords and Monsters Exploring Fantasy Literature for of an overview of the mediums as well as a bit of an accessible start Though Drout s stance that all Fantasy after Tolkein is a reaction to Tolkein is short sightedI will say this though Rabkin had taught me something about HG Wells and specifically about War of the Worlds that I wasn t aware of Arthur C Clake as well There s a lot in here and while some of it is academic dissertation gone wild there is plenty of value as well


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    review Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works [Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works] EBOOK NEW Parts of this are uite intersting yet it is also somewhat limited Pratchett and Urban aren't really covered for instance

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    review Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works Eric S. Rabkin ´ 3 free read [Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works] EBOOK NEW Audio downloadduring a really good saleI usually spend a great deal of time reading the reviews of lectures series before committing both the cash and the time to them It took me a long while and a very good sale coupon to get around to this onemainly because the reviews are so negative Many of those negative reviews on The Great C

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    [Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works] EBOOK NEW This is excellent; the professor is great and his material is top rate I only have two minor complaints there is not enough fantasy covered compared to SF and the last few lectures are very spoiler y

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    review Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works [Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works] EBOOK NEW free read Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Eric S. Rabkin NOTE I'm stingy with stars For me 2 stars means a good book or a B 3 stars means a very good book or a B 4 stars means an outstanding book or an

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    [Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works] EBOOK NEW Good courseSmall room for improvement At times he mentioned different works in passing and only once Sitting in a car that made his lectures not always not always comprehensible Also it would have helped if he named the title of the book he was discussing often As sometimes his lecture is interrupted by me arriving or ha

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    review Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works [Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works] EBOOK NEW Terrific series that will help you to better appreciate the fantastic in literature eg fables children's literature Tolkien sci fi Alice in Wonderland Virginia Woolf magical realism and much Most listeners will have read many of the books that Dr Rabkin talks about but he brings out in a believable way some of the deeper layers of meaning that I never saw in my surface readings A few notes from the lecture on children's lit1 Char

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    [Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works] EBOOK NEW I thought this would be mildly interesting to hear about fantasy in novels history and how it relates to our society presen

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    [Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works] EBOOK NEW Eric S. Rabkin ´ 3 free read review Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works Be warned here you will find statements such as thisIn fact the union of these pieces in the tripartide manner or uadripartide manner of Freud or Jung is what gives psychological strengthI'll fully admit that I am being incredibly un

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    free read Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Eric S. Rabkin Eric S. Rabkin ´ 3 free read review Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works This is as positive a point of view on Fantastic literature as I've found from any academic aside from Tom Shippey I liked Shippey's course on Heroes but Rabkin is worth listening to if you're interested in an academic take on the fantastic in literature In the end my primary beef is that the academy attempts

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    [Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works] EBOOK NEW Eric S. Rabkin ´ 3 free read free read Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ Eric S. Rabkin A decent enough lecture series and uite comprehensive Rabkin covers the significant contributions to science fiction and fantasy including fairy tales and the like from the Grimm brothers and earlier to modern day including recurring themes an

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  • Audio CD
  • Masterpieces of the Imaginative Mind: Literature's Most Fantastic Works
  • Eric S. Rabkin
  • English
  • 23 October 2018
  • 9781598032895