[Reading] ➬ The Tropes of Fantasy Fiction ➳ Gabrielle Lissauer – Chainnews.us

The Tropes of Fantasy Fiction Comparing Various Fantasy Fiction Stories, This Book Shows That It Is Not The Tropes And Clichaes That Make A Story Good Or Bad But How The Author Applies Them The Book Also Explores The Concept Of Text Versus Meta Text When The Story S World And Character Actions Contradict The Reader S Expectations Based On The Tropes Being Used

[Reading] ➬ The Tropes of Fantasy Fiction  ➳ Gabrielle Lissauer – Chainnews.us
  • Paperback
  • 220 pages
  • The Tropes of Fantasy Fiction
  • Gabrielle Lissauer
  • English
  • 02 November 2018
  • 0786478586

10 thoughts on “The Tropes of Fantasy Fiction


  1. says:

    This book provides an animated overview of some of the most common tropes in the fantasy genre, as well as asking and answering interesting questions like what makes a story qualify as fantasyand how can an author pay homage without just being another rip offI enjoyed the geeky examinations of beloved classics though I felt that the emphasis fell a little too heavily on drawing out and explicating the examples instead of focusing on the tropes themselves , and I thought the chapters on m This book provides an animated overview of some of the most common tropes in the fantasy genre, as well as asking and a...


  2. says:

    Are you a big fantasy nerd Do you fancy yourself a connoisseur of weird fiction Evenimportantly, do you ever analyze the hell out of fantasy fiction or God forbid write it This is the book for you.I enjoyed reading this book because I love fantasy and it was really interesting to see so many of the architectural supports of the genre I love pulled out and examined to discuss how they each hold up the house I also have a high tolerance for long, in depth discussions of nuances in fant Are you a big fantasy nerd Do you fancy yourself a connoisseur of weird fiction Evenimportantly, do you ever analyze the hell out of fantasy fiction or God forbid write it This is the book for you.I enjoyed reading this book because I love fantasy and it was really interesting to see so many of the architectural supports of the genre I love pulled out and examined to discuss how they each hold up the house I also have a high tolerance for long, in depth discussions of nuances in fantasy like, have you ever wondered how a book with no magic might still be considered fantasy hey, why do we classify it that way anyway just because it h...


  3. says:

    Overall, an enjoyable read It was very informally written, with minor spelling mistakes and inconsistencies while harping on other author s inconsistencies, Lissauer shows a few of her own in changing how she spells things periodically, like dwarfs and dwarves, etc Many of the things Lissauer observed here were common knowledge, and not muchinteresting theoretical ground was covered, and when she did mention such meta text, etc...


  4. says:

    This was very readable and enjoyable I had read most of the books discussed there s not enough money in the world to make me read Robert Jordan s Wheel of Time serious and similar schlock, so I do not plan to read what I had missed.It s also full of pop culture referenc...

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