Wizards writing back: what we can learn from the Discworld

I am very excited about this research and very much looking forward to the results – not mine, sadly, I can’t do EVERYTHING at once, but we’re busy exchanging sources and bouncing off ideas.

Fact of Fantasy

Okay, so last week I wrote about the PhD proposal I submitted on exploring what kind of SODWworlds are being created in fantasy stories and how these magical worlds are relating themselves to our own. Sadly, I have to say that the proposal didn’t make the cut. Better luck next year though, when I have a masters degree in my pocket which will probably boost my chances seriously. Well, time for a post colonial gaze at the Discworld then! Yeah, that’s right, you heard me…

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