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fantasy : a creation of the imaginative faculty whether expressed or merely conceived as a fanciful design or invention — Webster
Fantasy is a genre of fiction set in a fictional universe, often (but not always) without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world. Its roots are in oral traditions, which then developed into literature and drama. From the twentieth century it has expanded further into various media, including film, television, graphic novels and video games.
Most fantasy uses magic or other supernatural elements as a main plot element, theme, or setting. Magic and magical creatures are common in many of these worlds. Fantasy is a subgenre of speculative fiction and is distinguished from the genres of science fiction and horror by the absence of scientific or macabre themes respectively, though these genres overlap.
In popular culture, the fantasy genre is predominantly of the medievalist form. In its broadest sense, however, fantasy comprises works by many writers, artists, filmmakers, and musicians from ancient myths and legends to many recent and popular works. — Wikipedia
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Meet the Authors and Audiobook Narrators of the...
by Matt Staggs on February 21, 2018 at 7:16 pm
What happens when the authors of a novel meet the actors who bring the audiobook edition to life? The post Meet the Authors and Audiobook Narrators of the New Novel Unearthed appeared first on Unbound Worlds. […]
Loved Annihilation? Here’s What to Read Next
by Emily Hughes on February 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm
The movie adaptation of Jeff Vandermeer's Annihilation is in theaters February 23rd – here are seven books to read once you've bought tickets. The post Loved Annihilation? Here’s What to Read Next appeared first on Unbound Worlds. […]
Anjali Sachdeva Knows Why You’re Afraid of...
by Emily Hughes on February 20, 2018 at 10:12 pm
All the Names They Used for God author Anjali Sachdeva posits that we're afraid of alien invasions because we know how we've treated those we've colonized. The post Anjali Sachdeva Knows Why You’re Afraid of Alien Invasions appeared first on Unbound Worlds. […]
The Books Behind the Battles: Introducing Cage...
by Matt Staggs on February 20, 2018 at 6:13 pm
The Cage Match 2018 bracket is live and Round 1 matches open on March 5th. Get hyped in the meantime by reading up on the characters! The post The Books Behind the Battles: Introducing Cage Match 2018 appeared first on Unbound Worlds. […]
Gareth L. Powell’s Favorite AIs from Page and...
by Emily Hughes on February 20, 2018 at 3:00 pm
Embers of War author Gareth L. Powell lists his favorite artificial intelligence characters from books, movies, and TV. The post Gareth L. Powell’s Favorite AIs from Page and Screen appeared first on Unbound Worlds. […]