A Quest of Her Own: Essays on the Female Hero in Modern by Lori M. Campbell

By Lori M. Campbell

This selection of new essays seeks to outline the original traits of lady heroism in literary delusion from Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings within the Fifties in the course of the current. construction upon conventional definitions of the hero in fantasy and folklore because the root genres of recent myth, the essays offer a multi-faceted view of a huge delusion personality style who starts off to illustrate an important presence in basic terms within the latter twentieth century. The essays give a contribution to the empowerment and improvement of the feminine hero as an archetype in her personal right.

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