British Author Diana Wynne Jones Has Been Writing Speculative Fiction For Children For Than Thirty Years A Clear Influence On Recent Writers Such As J K Rowling, Her Humorous And Exciting Stories Of Wizard S Academies, Dragons, And Griffins Many Published For Children But Read By All Ages Are Also Complexly Structured And Thought Provoking Critiques Of The Fantasy Tradition This Is The First Serious Study Of Jones S Work, Written By A Renowned Science Fiction Critic And Historian In Addition To Providing An Overview Of Jones S Work, Farah Mendlesohn Also Examines Jones S Important Critiques Of The Fantastic Tradition S Ideas About Childhood And Adolescence.
Farah Mendlesohn is a Hugo Award winning British academic and writer on science fiction In 2005 she won the Hugo Award for Best Related Book for The Cambridge Companion to Science Fiction, which she edited with Edward James.Mendlesohn is Professor of Literary History at Anglia Ruskin University, where she is also Head of English and Media She writes on Science Fiction, Fantasy, Children s Litera
- 240 pages
- Diana Wynne Jones: The Fantastic Tradition and Children's Literature
- Farah Mendlesohn
- 12 March 2018 Farah Mendlesohn