FASTITOCALON: STUDIES IN FANTASTICISM
ANCIENT TO MODERN.
He first fell in love with the concept through the pulpy sci-fi comics of his youth--wild stories about unfrozen cavmen and deathless aliens--and that fantasticism
never left him.
There are only a few journals that put a scholarly focus on fantasticism
, among them the Journal of the Imaginary and Fantastic (an e-journal) and the one you are currently reading, the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts.
Pietrobruno doesn't always seem in control of her desired tone -- some sequences seem aimless -- yet the mixed morbidity, fantasticism
and quirky humor works surprisingly well on whole.
Kerry; recent issues of the journals Fastitocalon: Studies in Fantasticism
Ancient to Modern, Journal of Inklings Studies, VII: An Anglo-American Literary Review, and Tolkien Studies: An Annual Scholarly Review; and Tolkien and the Study of his Sources: Critical Essays, edited by Jason Fisher.