Fantasy Literature

Articles and posts that deal with the literature of fantasy and its sub-genres.

The History of Fantasy, Part I: Books of Monsters

      Some people like to date Fantasy as starting with Tolkien, some like to reach back to the tales of the ancient world, but I like to split the difference and start with Beowulf. In terms of historical reach, the Anglo Saxon world is barely a stone’s throw from us today, and you can […]

Sword & Sorcery – What’s In A Name?

Sword & Sorcery has become a term of derision since the 1980s. There are good reasons for this but much of that derision is out of ignorance. The barbarian baby has been thrown out with the Hyborian bath water. This blog will outline the history of S&S, its major players, its ups and downs, and […]

Noticias Literatura 15-8

Video de la charla “La física del universo cinematográfico Marvel” de José Manuel Uría Aquí se puede ver el vídeo de una de las presentaciones más divertidas del pasado Celsius 232: la de “La física del universo cinematográfico Marvel”, de José Manuel Uría. Participa el autor acompañado de Diego García Cruz. https://sentidodelamaravilla.blogspot.com/2018/08/video-presentacion-de-la-fisica-del.html Artículo en “El […]

Noticias Literatura 18-7

John Scalzi atttending Celsius 2019; Visions 2018 publishes new authors in their annual anthology; Spanish Language Hugo Awards (Ignotus), Kameron Hurley talks at Telefónica Space in Madrid, and more!

Noticias Literatura 4-7

Kameron Hurley to speak at Telefónica Cultural Space, the Asimov Foundation of Barcelona honors Heinlein, and video presentations of the anthologies Distopica and Post Humans