An exploration of how modern fantasy revisions of classic historical legends can help reconstruct problematic ideologies, particularly regarding gender roles, feminism, and religious tolerance.
Gordon, Abigail, "Feminism and Magic in Marion Zimmer Bradley's Mists of Avalon and Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials Trilogy: An Exploration of Representations of Women and Paganism in Modern Fantasy Literature and How These Stories Reshape Ideologies" (2011). Senior Independent Study Theses. Paper 481.
Literature in English, British Isles | Women's Studies
king arthur, camelot, marion zimmer bradley, philip pullman, his dark materials, mists of avalon, golden compass, subtle knife, amber spyglass
Bachelor of Arts
Senior Independent Study Thesis
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