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Month: February 2018

On Desiring Dragons: Why Read Fantasy Literature?

Posted in Culture, fairy tales, fantasy, Fiction, folklore, genre fiction, Literature, mythology, novels, and Storytelling

A Fantastic Question Family members, friends, and colleagues have all asked me why I read fantasy. I’ve given different answers in different contexts at different times to the persistent question, “Why read fantasy literature?” This post is a distillation of my current defense of fantasy. But let me…

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