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Phantastes

George MacDonald

Phantastes

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Published by Everymans Library .
Written in English


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Everyman Paperbacks

The Physical Object
Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL7592045M
ISBN 100460017322
ISBN 109780460017329

Phantastes George MacDonald. “Despite the fact that the book is an acknowledged influence on everything from C. S. Lewis’ work on down, Phantastes itself remains firmly in the fairy story tradition, a half-step away from allegory and a few steps north of children’s literature. MacDonald himself noted that he was not writing for. Phantastes by George MacDonald - Chapter 3 summary and analysis. This Study Guide consists of approximately 42 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Phantastes.


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This was Phantastes-- one of MacDonald’s most important works; a work which so overwhelmed C. Lewis that a few hours after he began reading it he knew he “had crossed a great frontier.” The book is about the narrator’s (Anodos) dream-like adventures in fairyland, where he confronts tree-spirits and the shadow, sojourns to the palace Cited by: 4.

This is an interesting book. C.S. Lewis cites MacDonald as Phantastes book guru of types (note his role in the book "The Great Divorce"). Lewis further said that Phantastes "baptized [his:] imagination". Those are strong words and citations from an author that I love reading.

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Lewis said baptized his imagination. Phantastes, () by George MacDonald/5(2). Phantastes, being the first fantasy book is of course by now public domain, but if you are going to buy "Phantastes" Phantastes book annotated version is the book you should go for.

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I was dead, and right content, the narrator says in the penultimate chapter of Phantastes. C.S. Lewis said that upon reading this astonishing 19th-century fairy Free shipping over $Cited by: 4. This Study Guide consists of approximately 42 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Phantastes.

Anodos is a twenty-one-year old man who embarks on a journey through Fairy Land. His journey takes him through a. 8 rows    Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Cited by: 4. 38 rows    Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web.

E-BOOK EXCERPT. Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women by George MacDonald, first published inis a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and.

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PHANTASTES A FAERIE ROMANCE “Phantastes from ‘their fount’ all shapes deriving, In new habiliments can quickly dight.” FLETCHER’S Purple Island Es lassen sich Erzählungen ohne Zusammenhang, jedoch mit Association, wie Träume, denken; Gedichte, die bloss wohlklingend und voll schöner Worte sind, aber auch ohne allen Sinn und Zusammenhang, höchstens einzelne Strophen.

Free download or read online Phantastes pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by George MacDonald.

The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.

The main characters Phantastes book this fantasy, fiction story are. The book has been awarded with, and many others.4/5. 88 quotes from Phantastes: ‘It is by loving, and not by being loved, that one can come nearest the soul of another; yea, that, where two love, it is the Cited by: 4.

It is impossible to read George MacDonald’s Phantastes as a modern fantasy novel, or at least to read it well.

That’s because it isn’t one. Despite the fact that the book is an acknowledged influence on everything from C.S. Lewis’ work on down, Phantastes itself remains firmly in the fairy story tradition, a half-step away from allegory and a few steps north of children’s literature.

Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women George MACDONALD ( - ) A young man named Anodos experiences dream-like adventures in Fairy Land, where he meets tree-spirits, endures the presence of the overwhelming shadow, journeys to the palace of the fairy queen, and searches for the spirit of the earth.

Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women is a fantasy novel written by George MacDonald, first published in London in Its importance was recognized in its later revival in paperback by Ballantine Books as the fourteenth volume of the celebrated Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in April   One of the first great works of nineteenth-century fantasy fiction, Phantastes inspired many of the great Christian and fantasy authors of the twentieth century.

A fairy tale for adults, it is the captivating story of a wealthy young man who takes an unplanned journey into a fantastic nether 5/5(1). For offering this new edition of my father's Phantastes, my reasons are three. The first is to rescue the work from an edition illustrated without the author's sanction, and so unsuitably that all lovers of the book must have experienced some real grief in turning its pages.

PHANTASTES. A FAERIE ROMANCE FOR MEN AND WOMEN. By George Macdonald. A new Edition, with thirty three new Illustrations by Arthur Hughes; edited by Greville MacDonald "In good sooth, my masters, this is no door.

Yet is it a little window, that looketh upon a great world." LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS5/5(1). Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Paperback. The tale is vintage MacDonald. One of nineteenth-century novelist George MacDonald's most important works, Phantastes tells the story of its narrator's dreamlike adventures in ng may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.

pages. /5(K). One of the first great works of nineteenth-century fantasy fiction, Phantastes inspired many of the great Christian and fantasy authors of the twentieth century. A fairy tale for adults, it is the captivating story of a wealthy young man who takes an unplanned journey into a fantastic nether world.

Led by an enchanting sprite (discovered inside an old desk once owned by his deceased father 4/5(2). One of the first great works of nineteenth-century fantasy fiction, Phantastes inspired many of the great Christian and fantasy authors of the twentieth century.

A fairy tale for adults, it is the captivating story of a wealthy young man who takes an unplanned journey into a fantastic nether : Dover Publications. Book Description HTML. The classic book, Phantastes: A Faerie Romance For Men And Women, by George MacDonald.

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for Men and Women. George MacDonald. (4 Reviews) Free Download. Read Online. This book is available for free download in a number of formats - including epub, pdf, azw, mobi and more. You can also read /5(4). Lilith AND Phantastes 2 BOOK SET by George MacDonald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at George MacDonald was a master storyteller, the author of beautiful fictions such as Phantastes, Sir Gibbie, and The Princess and the Goblin.

The story of Lilith is no different. A brilliant piece that dives deep into the human conscience. Some believe this is MacDonald's darkest story. It has been said that C. Lewis was fascinated with this.

Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women is a fantasy novel by the Scottish author George MacDonald, first published in It is the story of a young man, Anodos, who enters a dreamlike realm where he experiences breathtaking adventures, while encountering a host of entities like tree spirits, gnomes, monsters, and giants as well as.

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Follow the young man Anodos on his adventures in fairylanda quest that requires the surrender of the self and reveals the struggles of the human condition.

Written with whimsy yet soulful yearning, MacDonald's classic fantasy greatly influenced writers such as C.S. Lewis and J.R.R.

Tolkien. Includes color renditions of Arthur Hughes's original illustrations/5(3). Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women by George MACDONALD ( - ) Genre(s): Myths, Legends & Fairy Tales Read by: Brad Powers in English Chapt.

Phantastes, a Faerie Romance for Men and Women George MacDonald Limited preview - Phantastes George Macdonald Limited preview - Page - This book is one which, perhaps, no other man could have written, and one for which the world ought to be and will be thankful.

It is in the highest degree eloquent, acute, stimulating to /5(21). Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women by George MacDonald, first published inis a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world.

This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation/5(6). George MacDonald (10 December – 18 September ) was a Scottish author, poet and Christian minister.

He was a pioneering figure in the field of modern fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis addition to his fairy tales, MacDonald wrote several works on Christian apologetics.

His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors Occupation: Minister, writer (poet, novelist). Phantastes is a great story by one of our great writers It is a wonderful fairytale with the classic archetypes of good and bad that are told in a creative, interesting way.

George MacDonald has a gift for creating character learning that is enthralling to the reader and expands ones' thinking about our spirit and the spirit world.5/5(1). Phantastes Book Summary and Study Guide. George MacDonald Booklist George MacDonald Message Board.

Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Phantastes; This is a rich young man who finds out that his family isn't all what it appears to be and gets wisked off to anouther world. He goes through many adventures and has many close calls and meets many.

Free 2-day shipping. Buy Phantastes - eBook at nd: George Macdonald. Phantastes: A Faerie Romance: “I awoke one morning with the usual perplexity of mind which accompanies the return of consciousness.” I read Phantastes for the first time inand while reading it, I was very confused with the progress of the story.

So many questions swirled around in my head as to the plot, such as why Anodos, the main character, decided to go to a particular place and. Phantastes is one of my all-time favorite books. George MacDonald writes for those of us who don't plan to grow up entirely when it comes to our love of fantasy and innocence.

This is not a child's book, it is for adults who know how to see past child-like scenarios, like fairy-land, and enjoy an adult's journey there.5/5(2). Phantastes, being the first fantasy book is of course by now public domain, but if you are going to buy "Phantastes" this annotated version is the book you should go for.

Is it worth reading. Oh yes. You don't truly understand the meaning of fantasy and magic unless you have read this one/5(23). Phantastes seems to open as a typically ponderous Victorian novel. You probably know the type. And then, two paragraphs in, a fairy shows up.

Phantastes: | | Phantastes | | | | Ge World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive.Phantastes | One of nineteenth-century novelist George MacDonald's most important works, Phantastes tells the story of its narrator's dreamlike adventures in fairyland, masterfully recounted to convey a sense of profound sadness and a poignant longing for : William B.

Eerdmans Publishing Company.[Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women] by George MacDonald. “Alas, how easily things go wrong A sigh too much, or a kiss too long And there follows a mist and a weeping rain And life is never the same again.” A bildungsroman; first published in /5(20).