Monthly Archives: March 2013

Quick Thoughts on Spirituality in Fantasy/SciFi

How well the mythic backdrop of a fictional setting is handled can make the difference between producing a completely transitory and forgettable cultural product and something that’s transcendent and moving. Unarguably for fantasy fiction, but even in the realm of … Continue reading

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So an Orc, a Bugbear and Michel Foucoult Walk Into a Bar…

I was looking at some Fantasy Roleplay stuff and was reminded of Foucoult’s “The Order of Things”. I know – you too, right?! Taking another look at the taxonomies of the creatures inhabiting fantasy worlds, through the lens of Foucoult’s … Continue reading

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