June 28, 2004

On Fantasy Fiction

Here is simply an outstanding essay on fantasy fiction and why it's been so popular since the sixties and seventies. I won't spoil the punchline; but if fantasy interests you, you should give it a read. (Via Mark Shea.) Posted by Will Duquette at June 28, 2004 07:16 PM

Lars Walker said:

What a splendid article. I've always had the feeling that the writing of fantasy is (or can be) a profoundly anti-nihilist activity. It gives me courage.