|GFF 2017: Realities and World Building|
University of Vienna, September 20-23, 2017
(CFP Deadline: February 28, 2017)
The creation and experience of “new” worlds is a central appeal of the fantastic. From Middle
The plurality and concurrent existence of different, even contradictory concepts of reality is an
In our everyday practice, however, we seem to easily distinguish the fantastic from other
We call narratives fantastic that violate our common reality consensus, thus establishing their
In order to serve as a foil to the real, the fantastic has to play an ambiguous role: key motives
Wolfgang Iser considers the “fictive” to be an intentional act, and the “imaginary” the
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