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Fantasy, bildungsromane, and liminality

May 17, 2011 by


Oogs again. Here to talk about the common use of younger (teenage) characters in epic fantasy, study the downsides and upsides of this approach, and look at characters on the threshold of one thing or another. 1. Hazards of Mixing Genres I’ve run across a few epic fantasies lately that were bildungsromane, which leads me […]