Fantasy Literature for Children and Young Adults: An Annotated Bibliography

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Notes
1.
Natalie Babbitt, “The Purposes of Fantasy.” In Proceedings of the Ninth Annual Conference of the Children’s Literature Association (Ypsilanti, Mich.: Children’s Literature Association, 1983), pp. 22, 29. Reprinted with permission. Reprinted in Innocence & Experience, ed. by Barbara Harrison and Gregory Maguire (New York: Lothrop, 1987), pp. 174–181.
2.
Jane Yolen, “Tough Magic,” Top of the News 35 (Winter, 1979): 186.
3.
Sheila Egoff, Thursday’s Child: Trends and Patterns in Contemporary Children’s Literature (Chicago: American Library Association, 1981), p. 82.
4.
Elizabeth Nesbit, A Critical History of Children’s Literature: A Survey of Children’s Books in English, rev. ed. Cornelia Meigs, Anne Thaxter Eaton, Elizabeth Nesbit, and Ruth Hill Viguers (New York: Macmillan, 1969), p. 347.
5.
The Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition (Oxford, England: Clarendon Press, 1989), Vol. V, pp. 722–723.
6.
The Random House Dictionary of the English Language Second Edition, Unabridged (New York: Random House, 1987), p. 698.
7.
Everett F.Bleiler, The Checklist of Fantastic Literature: A Bibliography of Fantasy, Weird and Science Fiction Published in the English Language (Chicago: Shasta, 1948), p. 3; Perry Nodelman, “Defining Children’s Literature,” in Children’s Literature 8 (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1980), p. 187; Eric S.Rabkin, The Fantastic in Literature (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1976), p. 8; and Tsvetan Todorov, The Fantastic: A Structural Approach to a Literary Genre (Cleveland, Ohio: Case Western Reserve University Press, 1973), p. 25. “[Fantasy is] that hesitation experienced by a person…confronting an apparently supernatural event.” See also Pierre Castex, Le Conte Fantastique en France de Nodier á Maupassant (Paris: Corti, 1951), quoted in Todorov, The Fantastic, p. 26. “[Fantasy is] the brutal intrusion of mystery [into real life.]”; H.P.Lovecraft, quoted in Todorov, The Fantastic, p. 34; Peter Penzoldt, The Supernatural in Fiction (Atlantic Highlands, N.J.: Humanities Press, 1965), quoted in Todorov, The Fantastic, p. 35. “A fantasy is a tale of fear and terror”; and Julius Kagarlitski, “Realism and Fantasy,” in Science Fiction: The Other Side of Realism—Essays in Modern Fantasy and Science Fiction, ed. by Thomas D.Clareson. (Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green University Popular Press, 1971), p. 29. “[Fantasy is a tale in which] disbelief arises side by side with belief.”
8.
Lin Carter, Imaginary Worlds: The An of Fantasy (New York: Ballantine, 1973), p. 6. See also James E.Higgins, Beyond Words: Mystical Fancy in Children’s Literature (New York: Columbia University Press, 1970), p. 5; Naomi Lewis, Fantasy Books for Children, rev. ed. (London: National Book League, 1977), p. 5; and Patrick Merla, “‘What Is Real?’ Asked the Rabbit One Day; Realism vs. Fantasy in Children’s and Adult Literature,” in Only Connect, 2nd ed., ed. by Sheila Egoff, G. T.Stubbs, and L.F.Ashley (New York: Oxford University Press, 1980), p. 348. “… the essential element of any true work of fantasy is magic—a force that affects the lives and actions of all the creatures that inhabit the fantastic world…. Always it is

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Guide to Use xvii
  • Abbreviations of Books and Review Journals Cited xix
  • Introduction xxiii
  • Notes xlviii
  • Part One - Annotated Bibliography 1
  • 1 - Allegorical Fantasy and Literary Fairy Tales 3
  • 2 - Animal Fantasy 71
  • 3 - Fantasy Collections 133
  • 4 - Ghost Fantasy 176
  • 5 - High Fantasy (Heroic or Secondary World Fantasy) 211
  • 6 - Humorous Fantasy 355
  • 7 - Magic Adventure Fantasy 407
  • 8 - Time Travel Fantasy 466
  • 9 - Toy Fantasy 499
  • 10 - Witchcraft and Sorcery Fantasy 512
  • Part Two - Research Guide 551
  • 11 - Bibliographical and Reference Sources on Fantasy Literature 553
  • 12 - Critical and Historical Studies of Fantasy Literature 562
  • 13 - Educational Resources on Fantasy Literature 591
  • 14 - Fantasy Literature Author Studies 598
  • Author and Illustrator Index 925
  • Title Index 997
  • Subject Index 1043
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