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Phantastes: A faerie romance for men and women.

by George MacDonald

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Published by Loring in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy George MacDonald ...
The Physical Object
Pagination286 p.
Number of Pages286
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23325250M
OCLC/WorldCa13315527

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  Phantastes' is an fantasy novel written by George MacDonald. The story is of Anodos ("pathless" or "ascent" in Greek) and takes its inspiration from German romance, particularly Novalis. The story concerns a young man who is pulled into a dreamlike world and there hunts for his ideal of female beauty, embodied by the "Marble Lady". Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women is a fantasy novel by Scottish writer George MacDonald, first published in London in The story centres on the character Anodos ("pathless", or "ascent" in Greek) and takes its inspiration from German Romanticism, particularly Novalis/5(36).

‎The story concerns a young man who is pulled into a dreamlike world and there hunts for his ideal of female beauty, embodied by the "Marble Lady". Anodos lives through many adventures and temptations while in the other world, until he is finally ready to give up his ideals. Just possibly Spenser’s Timias (Prince Arthur’s squire, whose tale is told in books 3 and 4 of The Faerie Queene) could be MacDonald’s model. Like Timias, Anodos accepts his supportive role with equanimity and even learns the value of unrequited love, and yet, also like Timias, he .


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PHANTASTES: A FAERIE ROMANCE FOR MEN AND WOMEN. Boston: Loring, Publisher, Cor. Bromfield and Washington Streets, n.d. [?]. Octavo, pp. [] [ blank] [note: last leaf is a blank], flyleaves at front and rear, original decorated green cloth, front panel stamped in gold and blind, spine panel stamped in gold, rear panel stamped in blind.Follow the young man Anodos on his adventures in fairylanda quest that requires the surrender of the self and reveals the struggles of the human condition.

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