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Working Title: Personal Dictionary: From YKTTW
: Excised "actually" comment on Goodkind's definition of fantasy:
This isn't The Other Wiki
, but nonetheless I'm aware of no one in the actual literary elite that defines fantasy the way Goodkind apparently does. Sci Fi Ghetto
attributes a bad literary reputation to fantasy (although one can think of many exceptions, going as far back as Beowulf,
the plays of Aristophanes
or even The Odyssey
), but that's a far different statement.