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Discworld and Otherworld: The imaginative use of Fantasy Literature among Pagans

Harvey, Graham (2006). Discworld and Otherworld: The imaginative use of Fantasy Literature among Pagans. In: Hume, Lynne and McPhillips, Kathleen eds. Popular Spiritualities: The Politics of Contemporary Enchantment. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, pp. 41–51.

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Abstract

This chapter discusses the utility of Terry Pratchett's Discworld series and other Fantasy Fiction as a way into considering contemporary Pagan worldviews. Also considers role of Fantasy and imagination in development of Pagan movements.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-7546-3999-1, 978-0-7546-3999-2
Keywords: Paganism; Terry Pratchett; Discworld; Fantasy Fiction
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Religious Studies
Item ID: 9643
Depositing User: Graham Harvey
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2007
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:05
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/9643
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