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A Landscape With Dragons : Christian and Pagan Imagination in Children's Literature

O'Brien, Michael D.

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ISBN 10: 0969805802 / ISBN 13: 9780969805809
Published by Northern River Press, Quyon, Quebec, 1994
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First edition, 'trade-size' softcover, 72 pages. A Near Fine, nearly-new copy, small ink name at top of first page, no other markings. A nice bright, unworn copy, excellent condition. An important critique of the modern trends in children's fantasy literature. Some black and white illustrations, suggested reading list. The author is a professional painter and writer. Bookseller Inventory # 6179

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Title: A Landscape With Dragons : Christian and ...

Publisher: Northern River Press, Quyon, Quebec

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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A Landscape With Dragons describes the degeneration of Western culture, its gradual replacement by pseudo-culture, and the resulting invasion of the Christian imagination - which the author describes as an ominous, even apocalyptic sign. Michael O'Brien's analysis of several aspects of the problem is incisive and detailed. His approach is not simply critical, however, for he suggests a number of remedies, offering parents tools of discernment for assessing children's books, videos and films. In doing so he points the way to rediscovery of time-tested sources, and to new developments in authentic Christian culture.

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