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Issue Details: First known date: 2016... 2016 Mosaic and Cornucopia : Fairy Tale and Myth in Contemporary Australian YA Fantasy
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'Since the 1990s, Australian Young Adult fantasy has flourished as a genre, buoyed by the increasing interest in fantasy literature world-wide and at home. From fully realized secondary fantasy worlds, to intrusion fantasy that incorporates fantasy and the real world, to portal quests with one foot in the contemporary Australian scene, Australian writers of Young Adult (YA) literature have been adept at exploring the literary opportunities offered them by this genre. In this essay, we explore some of those literary opportunities—namely, the adaptation of fairy tale and myth in Australian YA fantasy. ...'

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  • Includes bibliography

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    y separately published work icon Bookbird vol. 54 no. 3 2016 9742970 2016 periodical issue 2016 pg. 44-53
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