Fantasy in Contemporary Literature Representative Works - Essay

Representative Works

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

Brian Aldiss
The Saliva Tree and Other Strange Growths (novel) 1966
White Mars; or, The Mind Set Free: A 21st Century Utopia (novel) 1999
The Cretan Teat (novel) 2002

Margaret Atwood
Life before Man (novel) 1979
The Handmaid's Tale (novel) 1985

John Banville
Nightspawn (novel) 1971
Birchwood (novel) 1973
Doctor Copernicus (novel) 1976
Kepler (novel) 1981
Mefisto (novel) 1986
The Newton Letter: An Interlude (novel) 1982

John Barth
The Sot-Weed Factor (novel) 1967

Ray Bradbury
Fahrenheit 451 (novel) 1953
Dandelion Wine: A Novel (novel) 1957
Ahmed and the Oblivion Machines: A Fable (novel) 1998
One More for the Road: A New Short Story Collection (short stories) 2002

William S. Burroughs
*Junkie (novel) 1953
The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead (novel) 1971
Cities of the Red Night (novel) 1981
The Place of the Dead Roads (novel) 1983
Queer (novel) 1985
The Western Lands (novel) 1987

Italo Calvino
**Il castello dei destini incrociati [The Castle of Crossed Destinies] (novel) 1973

Angela Carter
The Passion of New Eve (novel) 1977
Nights at the Circus (novel) 1984
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