A Clash of Critics - Scholarly Criticism About A Song of Ice and Fire

Understanding Genre in A Song of Ice and Fire (Eddard IV, AGoT)

July 21, 2021

In this episode, we provide an introduction to what genre means, and how we might attach various genres and sub-genres to A Song of Ice and Fire.


Mentioned in this episode:

  • Frow, J 2014, Genre, Taylor and Francis.
  • Attebery, B 2018, "Introduction: Epic Fantasy", Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 1.
  • Moorcock, M 1988, Wizardry and wild romance : a study of epic fantasy, VGSF, London.


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