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Topical headingFantasy
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Variant(s)Fantasy fiction
Scope noteHere are entered works of fiction in which magic and extraordinary characters are integral to the story.
Found inInternational Encyc. of Children's Literature, 1996: p. 303 ("... high fantasy departs from contemporary consensus reality by creating a separate world in which the action takes place.")
Wolfe, G.K. Critical terms for science fiction and fantasy, 1986: p. 52 (High Fantasy is "set in a secondary world ... as opposed to Low Fantasy which contains supernatural intrusions into the 'real' world.")