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Masterpieces of the imaginative mind [compact disc] : literature's most fantastic works / Eric S. Rabkin
AUDIOBOOK | Teaching Co. | c2007. | Library ed.
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12 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 2 course guidebooks.
Lecturer, Eric S. Rabkin, University of Michigan.
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University of Michigan professor, Eric S. Rabkin discusses the fantastic in its many varieties.
pt. 1. Lecture 1. The Brothers Grimm & fairy tale psychology -- lecture 2. Propp, structure, and cultural identity -- lecture 3. Hoffman and the theory of the fantastic -- lecture 4. Poe, genres and degrees of the fantastic -- lecture 5. Lewis Carroll, puzzles, language, & audience -- lecture 6. H.G. Wells, we are all talking animals -- lecture 7. Franz Kafka, dashed fantasies -- lecture 8. Woolf, fantastic feminism & periods of art -- lecture 9. Robbe-Grillet, experimental fiction & myth -- lecture 10. Tolkien & mass production of the fantastic -- lecture 11. Children's literature and the fantastic -- lecture 12. Postmodernism and the fantastic.
pt. 2. Lecture 13. Defining science fiction -- lecture 14. Mary Shelley, grandmother of science fiction -- lecture 15. Hawthorne, Poe, and the Eden complex -- lecture 16. Jules Verne and the Robinsonade -- lecture 17. Wells, industrialization of the fantastic -- lecture 18. The history of utopia -- lecture 19. Science fiction and religion -- lecture 20. Pulp fiction, Bradbury, & the American myth -- lecture 21. Robert A. Heinlein, he mapped the future -- lecture 22. Asimov and Clarke, cousins in utopia -- lecture 23. Ursula K. Le Guin, transhuman anthropologist -- lecture 24. Cyberpunk, postmodernism, and beyond.
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