THE PURPOSE OF FANTASY, by Philip Martin. Explores the core spiritual values of a dozen beloved fantasy books, by eminent authors such as C.S. Lewis, E.B. White, Ursula K. Le Guin, Neil Gaiman, and others, along with essays on the nature of fantasy and its philosophical role and lasting importance in literature.
A GUIDE TO FANTASY LITERATURE, by Philip Martin. A wide-ranging look at the nature of fantasy literature and why it delights and enchants readers of all ages. Includes a look at the types of fantasy, from classic to magic realism, and examines the building-block structures of the field.