Daily Archives: April 12, 2008

Genre Barleycorn vs. Rooster Cogburn: Grit in SF/F

A recent entry in peadarog‘s blog has got me thinking about realism and grit in fantasy. My favorite definition of sword-and-sorcery is Joseph McCullough’s: “Fantasy with dirt.” In high fantasy, Aragorn grapples with Sauron over the rule of Middle Earth. … Continue reading

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