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Bryan Wysopal's masters thesis on A Voyage to Arcturus
14 May 2022
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Bryan Wysopal’s 2022 masters thesis, “David Lindsay’s A Voyage to Arcturus: An Anti-Fantasy”, can be downloaded from the Eastern Illinois University’s institutional repository, The Keep. As the abstract states, Wysopal argues that Arcturus is an anti-fantasy, “that is, a fantasy that negates certain tropes common to the genre as part of the author’s wider intentions”. Lindsay’s approach to the fantastic is compared to that of such writers as George MacDonald and E R Eddison, and Wysopal goes on to provide a fascinating investigation of Lindsay’s first novel.

The thesis can be downloaded as a PDF from The Keep.

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