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Good Dragons are Rare

An Inquiry into Literary Dragons East and West


Edited By Fanfan Chen and Thomas Honegger

Dragons are a universal phenomenon and have fascinated humans since the dawn of time. Yet whereas we have numerous studies into the origins of these fantastic creatures, there have been very few attempts at discussing their appearance, function and development within literary texts. The eighteen essays collected in this volume (8 in French, 6 in German and 4 in English) – written by an international cast of scholars – try to fill this gap by looking at dragons in literature East and West, contemporary and past.


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Dragons de «fantasy», dragons de science-fiction Roger Bozzetto Résumé Le but est d’étudier l’utilisation narrative des figures du dragon dans trois romans appartenant à l’évidence à des genres différents. La première leçon du sorcier de Terry Goo...

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