Here’s the audio version of the week’s broadcast. Feel free to download and take it with you!
During yesterday’s webcast we talked about contemporary fantasy and some of the things that define it as a genre. We discussed various books, television shows, and movies that are good examples of contemporary fantasy as well. Tune in to find out all the details!
- 00:01 – intro and definition of contemporary fantasy
- 03:50 – Harry Potter as modern fantasy
- 05:02 – Victorian children’s lit as contemporary fantasy
- 06:18 – Life of Pi
- 10:24 – Chuck Wendig and China Mieville
- 14:09 – Stories from ghosts’ perspectives
- 20:01 – Sleepy Hollow television series
- 22:42 – Hayao Miyazaki and contemporary fantasy
- 28:06 – upcoming stuff and summary
Other resources – China Mieville on fantasy and Tolkien.