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Transcript: fantasy of manners Elvish - Sindarin and Quenya 2010 Alternate History sword & sorcery Characters 1990: Robert Jordan's first "Wheel of Time" novel AUDIENCE and APPEAL Lots of rare finds for fantasy paraphernalia paranormal fantasy 1980 Tabletop Games & Video Games 1920 1983: Terry Pratchett's first "Discworld" novel Do you speak Elvish? Literal: Do [familiar] you speak Elvish Pedig edhellen? /p.dig .ðl.ln/ World of Warcraft Battle against a powerful monster or God God of War The aim: to introduce outstanding examples of fantasy genre-tales of the most prolific British writers Sword & Sorcery Mystery hard fantasy Rarely stand-alones, though they do exist: New languages develop cultures and histories of different races and classes within a story Secondary World 1996: George R.R. Martin's A Game of Thrones Parallel Universe 1977: Terry Brooks' Sword of Shannara and Stephen R. Donaldson's Lord Foul's Bane Legends are also incredibly popular for fantasy stories: History of Fantasy 1900: L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz" Title, Series (if applicable), and Author Meet like-minded fans ??? Reality with a Twist Graphic Novel Adaptations Paranormal Romance 1997: J. K. Rowling's first "Harry Potter" book Demons A few conventions: Elves Reality 1750 Everybody . . . The power of one's True Name magical realism superhero fantasy Science Fiction Dragon*con 2013: http://www.dragoncon.org/ Historical Fiction Good Magical spells and True Names Adventure Dark Fantasy Beginning of Fantasy Genre Format CAST Ogres Phoenixes What did you read? Comic-con International 2013: http://www.comic-con.org/ Trilogies Some Additional Subgenres Mythology Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game Historical Fantasy 1938: T. H. White's The Sword in the Stone Horror TV & Film Fantasy Lore about witches and magical forests 2000 1940 IYA - 46 The narrator - Bigozhina Mariam The scenarist: Nursoltanova Dina The stage director - Toimbayeva Akerke The Lion Aslan - Taskarina Shariat Peter Pevensie - Alpysbayeva Diana Susan Pevensie - Yessetova Zhansaya Edmund Pevensie - Bondar Anastasiya Lucy Pevensie - Tastanova Gulnaz Mr.Tumnus, Professor - Nugumanova Ainagul 1830s - 40s: Hans Christian Andersen publishes fairy tales Quartets or Quadrilogies Panels : authors, artists, producers, actors in the fantasy industry Past: Traditional Archetypes LGBTQ Fantasy Epic Fantasy and Ways to Keep Current Hobbit (1937) and "LOTR" (1950s) Film Director: Narmukhametova N.M Script, filming - Zholdoyakova Raigul Vasilenko Galina Ziya Nurassylova Abdykanova Botagoz Dragons Present: More Confusion 20s/30s: Pulp fantasy in fantasy magazines popular World Fantasy Convention 2013: http://www.wfc2013.org/ 1911: J.M. Barrie's "Peter Pan" Romantic Fantasy Western Fantasy Discussion 1949: First novel in C.S. Lewis' "Chronicles of Narnia" Guild Wars There has also been an increase in fantasy novels being published as additional stories to television series. An example would be the Supernatural TV series - there have been multiple novels published as side stories to the show's main plot. Modern Fantasy Game of Thrones Board Game Alternate History Fantasy Subgenres & Famous Authors Accio (Summoning Charm) Trolls Appeal: Different for different fans, Costuming, themed parties, and parades 1768: Voltaire's "The Princess of Babylon" weird west modern fantasy though some common threads Hobbits . . . Animal Fantasy Tragic love affair military fantasy Familial relationships (evil "step" family members) Vampires science fantasy fantasy romance Did not grow popular in the US until the late 60's 1986: first "Borderland" book Super-heats the ground below, and causes magma to burst forth from the ground Definition of Fantasy Father or Mother is a powerful being or God Tabletop Games Fairy Tale/Mythology Retellings I dropped my book on the path earlier. I book path drop on earlier. Ai pard fasar kae sobne suu. Characteristics of Fantasy For Librarians: Awards/Honors, Readers' Advisory Issues, Good vs. Evil Quest Discovery and Exploration Coming of Age/Forging of Character 1900 1800s Journey for a magic object or weapon Science Fantasy 1950 Post-Tolkien Fantasy A lot of fantasy authors create their own myths and legends for a world. It helps expand the world and draws the reader further into the novel. Parseltongue 1837: Sara Coleridge's Phantasmion (1st English language Fairy Tale) What aspects of this story do you think would appeal to fantasy readers? Early (Pre-Tolkien) Fantasy Angels 1650 Some Genre Overlaps The legends of King Arthur are incredibly popular within the fantasy realm and have created quite a few re-tellings within the fantasy genre such as The Mists of Avalon series by Marion Zimmer Bradley. Final Fantasy Series wuxia 1960 Urban Fantasy Remember Rumpelstiltskin? Evil Fairy Tales are also commonly re-purposed or twisted to add elements to fantasy novels: Forgotten Realms Board Game dark fantasy gaslamp fantasy Common themes in fantasy novels sometimes stem from popular Greek,

Fantasy Presentation

Transcript: -a subgenre of Speculative Fiction -a genre that includes an imaginary world -a genre that includes magic -a world of imaginary things -plot, setting, and theme elements all include imaginary worlds. -natural for their understanding -correlate things to their world -experience different ideas -easier to understand and learn new concepts Fantasy is usually described as... J.K. Rowling Dr. Seuss Ronald Dahl C.S. Lewis Phillip Pullman Using manipulatives can be beneficial to students learning and a good tool for furthering your instruction. Be Familiar with Genre's of all kind as a teacher! -Something that would be fun and easy for students to use to explain a book or a character. Fantasy Genre QUESTIONS???!!!! Fantasy Titles and Authors What is Fantasy? Your students will be interested in all types of genres and it is important to be familiar with them to better your teaching and your relationships with your students. As they explore the genres some will not be as interested as others and it will make it easier if you know what might spark their interest about that particular genre. Keep in mind: It is also never fun to be told by a 6 year old that you are wrong! -you may NOT use your notes sheet :) Why and How: Using Genre in the Classroom Blackboard Joe-Joe's First Flight by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley The Little Island by Golden MacDonald The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword by Barry Deutsch Falling In by Frances O'Roark Dowell The Starry Night by Neil Waldman Scrambled Eggs Super by Dr. Seuss The Sneetches and other stories by Dr. Seuss Bartholomew and the Oobleck by Dr. Seuss Magic Beach by Crockett Johnson Reached by Ally Condle Horton Hatches the Egg by Dr. Seuss Alice in Wonderland Retold by Jon Scieszka The Miraculous Tale of the Two Maries by Rosemary Wells A Picture for Harolds Room by Crockett Johnson Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll The Story of Charlotte's Web by Michael Sims Manipulative http://disneydvd.disney.go.com/James-and-the-gaint-peach.html HOW: -PIE Program -Literacy Work Stations -Fantasy Stories in Pairs Interactive Website WHY: -Developing students knowledge in many different genre areas will encourage them to open their minds to different books and ways of thinking. It may also keep them engaged if they are learning and reading in different genres instead of the same one all year. Fakebook as an example of a character overview REFERENCES USED THROUGH PRESENTATION WHY?! Appealing and Enriching Jeopardy Game for Review "I like nonsense, it wakes up the brain cells. Fantasy is a necessary ingredient in living, it's the way of looking at life through the wrong end of a telescope. Which is what I do, and that enables you to laugh at life's realities." -Dr. Seuss

Fantasy Presentation

Transcript: fantasy of manners Elvish - Sindarin and Quenya Alternate History sword & sorcery Characters 1990: Robert Jordan's first "Wheel of Time" novel AUDIENCE and APPEAL Lots of rare finds for fantasy paraphernalia How to Keep Current? 1980 Tabletop Games & Video Games 1920 1983: Terry Pratchett's first "Discworld" novel Do you speak Elvish? Literal: Do [familiar] you speak Elvish Pedig edhellen? /p.dig .ðl.ln/ World of Warcraft Battle against a powerful monster or God God of War INLS 842: Genre Presentation Sword & Sorcery Mystery paranormal fantasy hard fantasy Awards/Honors Rarely stand-alones, though they do exist: New languages develop cultures and histories of different races and classes within a story Secondary World 1996: George R.R. Martin's A Game of Thrones Parallel Universe 1977: Terry Brooks' Sword of Shannara and Stephen R. Donaldson's Lord Foul's Bane Legends are also incredibly popular for fantasy stories: History of Fantasy 1900: L. Frank Baum's "The Wizard of Oz" Themed Best: Title, Series (if applicable), and Author Meet like-minded fans ??? Reality with a Twist Graphic Novel Adaptations Paranormal Romance 1997: J. K. Rowling's first "Harry Potter" book Demons A few conventions: Elves Reality 1750 Everybody . . . The power of one's True Name magical realism superhero fantasy Science Fiction Dragon*con 2013: http://www.dragoncon.org/ Historical Fiction Good Magical spells and True Names Adventure Dark Fantasy Beginning of Fantasy Genre Format What did you read? Ogres Phoenixes Comic-con International 2013: http://www.comic-con.org/ Trilogies Some Additional Subgenres Mythology Nebula Award (sf & f) Crawford Award (f) Mythopoeic Fantasy Awards (f) World Fantasy Awards (f) Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game Historical Fantasy 1938: T. H. White's The Sword in the Stone Horror TV & Film Fantasy Lore about witches and magical forests 2000 Westport, Connecticut: Libraries Unlimited. 1940 1830s - 40s: Hans Christian Andersen publishes fairy tales Quartets or Quadrilogies Panels : authors, artists, producers, actors in the fantasy industry ALA. Past: Traditional Archetypes LGBTQ Fantasy Epic Fantasy and Ways to Keep Current Hobbit (1937) and "LOTR" (1950s) Dragons Present: More Confusion 20s/30s: Pulp fantasy in fantasy magazines popular Fantasy grouped with other genres (such as science fiction) Many subgenres; overlapping subgenres; subgenres with muddy definitions Wide age range of fantasy fans Genre snobbery (some authors try to avoid the fantasy label) Readers may be drawn to fantasy for very different reasons 1911: J.M. Barrie's "Peter Pan" Romantic Fantasy Western World Fantasy Convention 2013: http://www.wfc2013.org/ Fantasy Discussion 1949: First novel in C.S. Lewis' "Chronicles of Narnia" Guild Wars There has also been an increase in fantasy novels being published as additional stories to television series. An example would be the Supernatural TV series - there have been multiple novels published as side stories to the show's main plot. by: Emily Wells and Mandy Gooch Modern Fantasy Game of Thrones Board Game Alternate History Fantasy Subgenres & Famous Authors For Librarians Appeal: Different for different fans, Accio (Summoning Charm) Trolls Costuming, themed parties, and parades 1768: Voltaire's "The Princess of Babylon" weird west modern fantasy though some common threads General Best: Hobbits . . . Animal Fantasy Tragic love affair military fantasy Vampires science fantasy Familial relationships (evil "step" family members) fantasy romance Did not grow popular in the US until the late 60's 1986: first "Borderland" book Super-heats the ground below, and causes magma to burst forth from the ground Definition of Fantasy Father or Mother is a powerful being or God Tabletop Games Fairy Tale/Mythology Retellings I dropped my book on the path earlier. I book path drop on earlier. Ai pard fasar kae sobne suu. Characteristics of Fantasy For Librarians: Awards/Honors, Readers' Advisory Issues, Good vs. Evil Quest Discovery and Exploration Coming of Age/Forging of Character 1900 1800s Journey for a magic object or weapon Science Fantasy 1950 Post-Tolkien Fantasy A lot of fantasy authors create their own myths and legends for a world. It helps expand the world and draws the reader further into the novel. Parseltongue 1837: Sara Coleridge's Phantasmion (1st English language Fairy Tale) What aspects of this story do you think would appeal to fantasy readers? Early (Pre-Tolkien) Fantasy Angels 1650 Some Genre Overlaps Connecticut: Libraries Unlimited. Gaylactic Spectrum Award (sf & f & h: explore LGBT topics in positive way) GCLS "Goldie" Awards (speculative fiction: lesbian themes) Lambda LGBT SF/F/H Award (sf & f & h: explore/celebrate LGBT themes) James Tiptree, Jr. Award (sf & f: expand/explore understanding of gender) Andre Norton Award (sf & f: YA literature) Rhysling Award (sf & f & h: long poem) The legends of King Arthur are incredibly popular within the fantasy realm and have created quite a

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