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6 edition of George MacDonald"s fiction found in the catalog.

George MacDonald"s fiction

a twentieth-century view

by Richard H. Reis

  • 14 Want to read
  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Sunrise Books Publishers in Eureka, CA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Scotland
    • Subjects:
    • MacDonald, George, 1824-1905 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
    • Fantasy fiction, Scottish -- History and criticism.,
    • Christian fiction -- History and criticism.,
    • Scotland -- In literature.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Richard H. Reis.
      SeriesMasterline series ;, v. 3
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR4969 .R43 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination166 p. :
      Number of Pages166
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2065118M
      ISBN 100940652323, 0940652358
      LC Control Number88061687
      OCLC/WorldCa21883529

      “In this illuminating comparison between the parables of Jesus and the fiction of George MacDonald, Kreglinger shows how both told stories that de-familiarize by using shocking versions of symbolic meaning that draw the reader into transformative participation in the kingdom of 5/5(1).   For a while in the West it’s been somewhat difficult for Christian intellectuals to be taken seriously. Though not exactly extinct (Marilynne Robinson comes to mind), religious writers are hard to find, and they are often dogged by the presumption that to be credible you must be Christian writers of generations past, like G.K. Chesterton, J.R.R. Tolkien, and .

      An interesting frontspiece appears in a edition of the book The Victorians and Their Reading by Amy Cruse dealing with nineteenth-century authors: a composite photograph of a group of eminent Victorian writers - J.A. Froude, Wilkie Collins, Anthony Trollope, Charles Dickens, and George MacDonald. Read "Phantastes A Faerie Romance for Men and Women" by George MacDonald available from Rakuten Kobo. The classic fantasy that influenced C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien, considered one of George MacDonalds most important wo Brand: Hendrickson Publishers.

      George Frideric Handel. From Book: Christians With the pen as his pulpit, George MacDonald used fiction to show the relevance of scriptural truth to the problems of his age. The Cullen Collection of the Fiction of George MacDonald A new 37 volume set comprised of all MacDonald’s fiction, updated and introduced by Michael Phillips. When buying the entire set–or any of the “mini-sets” of titles in their matching-cover groupings–Wise Path Books is offering extremely low set prices through its website.


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George MacDonald () was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis Carroll. Contents: George MacDonald by Annie Matheson Fantasy Fiction: The Princess and the Goblin The Princess and Curdie Phantastes At the Back of the North Wind.

Meditations from George MacDonald's Fiction - Kindle edition by George, MacDonald, David Scott, Wilson-Okamura. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Meditations from George MacDonald's Fiction/5(18).

A Book of Strife in the Form of The Diary of an Old Soul by George MacDonald George MacDonald (10 December - 18 September ) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature a. Books by George MacDonald (Author of The Princess and the Goblin).

George Macdonald was born at Huntly, in the western part of Aberdeenshire on 10 December,the son of George Macdonald, farmer, and Helen MacKay. He was educated in country schools where Gaelic myths and Old Testament stories abounded.

He then went on to Aberdeen University in the early 's obtaining awards in Moral Philosophy and Sciences. George MacDonald is famous for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels. He was a great inspiration to many writers of his time including C.

Lewis, who wrote 'Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train-station bookstall, I began to read. A few hours later, I knew that I had crossed a great frontier.' G. Chesterton said that The Princess and the Goblin was a Pages: About half of George MacDonald's adult fiction was written in English, the other half in Scotch.

Most would probably agree that his Scottish novels were the better of the two (excluding his fantasy works which were all in English), although certainly more difficult to read for those uninitiated in the dialect.

The Heart of George MacDonald: A One-Volume Collection of His Most Important Fiction, Essays, Sermons, Drama, and Biographical Information George MacDonald Regent College Publishing / / Trade Paperback.

In his sermon entitled The Mirrors of the Lord, George MacDonald states that “of all writers I know,{the apostle}Paul seems to me the most plainly, the most determinedly practical in his has been called his mysticism is at one time the exercise of a power of seeing, as by spiritual refraction, truths that had not, perhaps have not yet, risen above the human horizon.”.

Lilith is a fantasy novel by Scottish writer George MacDonald, first published in It was reprinted in paperback by Ballantine Books as the fifth volume of the Ballantine Adult Fantasy series in September Lilith is considered among the darkest of MacDonald's works, and among the most profound.

It is a story concerning the nature of life, death, and : George MacDonald. Author George MacDonald was born Decem in Aberdeenshire, Scotland, and died Septem in Surrey, England. His father (who was a farmer) was part of the MacDonalds of Glen Coe and comes from a family that suffered in the massacre of   George MacDonald is famous for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels.

He was a great inspiration to many writers of his time including C. Lewis, who wrote "Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train-station bookstall, I began to read.

A few hours later, I knew that I had crossed Brand: Benediction Books. The Gospel in George MacDonald Selections from His Novels, Fairy Tales, and Spiritual Writings George MacDonald Edited by Marianne Wright.

Stars on Goodreads Read Reviews. A rich, accessible introduction to the work of the great Scottish storyteller who inspired C. Lewis and J. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

George MacDonald is famous for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels. He was a great inspiration to many writers of his time including C. Lewis, who wrote "Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train-station bookstall, I began to read.

George MacDonald () was the Victorian author whose fantasy writings and children's stories inspired C. Lewis. In addition to his better-known writings, MacDonald also wrote more than two dozen novels/5(21).

George MacDonald () was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister who was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature.

A mentor to Lewis Carroll and a major influence on writers from C. Lewis to J. Tolkien, MacDonald’s best-known books are Phantastes, The Princess and the Goblin, At the Back of the North.

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George MacDonald Fantasy Fiction Book Lot ~ 10 Books. $ +$ shipping. Make Offer - George MacDonald Fantasy Fiction Book Lot ~ 10 Books. Phantastes. $ +$ George MacDonald (10 December – 18 September ) was a Scottish author, poet, and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors including W.

Auden, C. Lewis, J. Tolkien, [1] Walter de la Mare, [2]. George MacDonald was born in Huntly, Aberdeenshire in The MacDonalds were a prominent family in the community both in terms of business and with the religious community. George MacDonald.

Richard H. Reis. Twayne, - Fiction - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. Fiction / Classics Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scottish.Behind the Back of the North Wind: Critical Essays on George MacDonald’s Classic Children’s Book.

Ed. John Pennington and Roderick McGillis. Hamden, CT: Winged Lion, pp. See also. Exploring a Corpus of George MacDonald’s Fiction Author: Patrick Maiwald.George MacDonald's Fantasy Novels for Children (complete and unabridged) including | George MacDonald is famous for his poignant fairy tales and fantasy novels.

He was a great inspiration to many writers of his time including C. S. Lewis, who wrote "Picking up a copy of Phantastes one day at a train-station bookstall, I began to read.