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.
Studies in Fantasticism Ancient to Modern: Immortals and the Undead 1.2 (2010): 91-200.
Like the Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts, Fastitocalon's definition of the fantastic is broad, including sf as well as horror, and the present volume called for papers that were "dedicated to the exploration of the literary, poetical, cultural and historical aspects of the European traditions of the Fantastic." 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.
Fastitocalon: Studies in Fantasticism
Ancient to Modern: Immortals and the Undead.