Epic Fantasy @kateElliotSFF

Epic Fantasy @kateElliotSFF

A good definition of epic fantasy and why it doesn’t have to be sexist (I agree with the Kate Elliot note, who is my current favorite high fantasy)

“epic fantasy is also high fantasy and allows the author to write stories that operate at the mythic and legendary level of storytelling, in the same way as the epic sagas such as theIliad and Parsifal, for example;

also a good definition of Why I don’t like high fantasy most of the time: sexism with little character development is NOT my favorite, but as the article says, neither of these are necessary for epic fantasy to take place!!

 

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