A Dune Companion: Characters, Places and Terms in Frank Herbert's Original Six Novels

A Dune Companion: Characters, Places and Terms in Frank Herbert's Original Six Novels

by Donald E. Palumbo

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Overview

This companion to Frank Herbert’s six original Dune novels—Dune, Dune Messiah, Children of Dune, God Emperor of Dune, Heretics of Dune and Chapterhouse: Dune—provides an encyclopedia of characters, locations, terms and other elements, and highlights the series’ underrated aesthetic integrity. An extensive introduction discusses the theme of ecology, chaos theory concepts and structures, and Joseph Campbell’s monomyth in Herbert’s narratives.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781476669601
Publisher: McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date: 08/26/2018
Series: Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy Series , #62
Pages: 197
Sales rank: 539,731
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Donald E. Palumbo is a professor of English at East Carolina University. He lives in Greenville, North Carolina.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Introduction: Ecology, ­Chaos-Theory Concepts and Structures, and the Monomyth in Frank Herbert’s Dune Novels  1

The Companion  57

Index  189

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