A Web of Words: Pattern and Meaning in Robert Jordan's The by Heather Attrill

By Heather Attrill

A attribute of excessive myth literature has been the writing of multi-volume, complicated sequence yet those works, together with Robert Jordan’s myth epic “The Wheel of Time,” have attracted little of the serious scrutiny that they deserve.

In a piece that Robert Jordan himself inspired and eagerly expected, Heather Attrill’s an internet of phrases starts off to rectify that state of affairs by way of analysing his nice delusion series.

A lifelong reader of mediaeval literature, Attrill makes use of her wealthy wisdom to discover the function and objective of Jordan because the epic-style excessive myth writer, and that of his on-line fanatics, as storytellers and trend makers.

A net of phrases specializes in the means of interlacing because the key structuring machine of the Wheel of Time to release the patterning of Jordan’s narrative, that's corresponding to the complex knot-making attribute of early Anglo-Saxon art.

"I fairly look ahead to seeing [it]…I wrote the books yet I’ve by no means obvious any kind of research of them, and it'd be such a lot interesting."
Robert Jordan, 2005.

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