Truth in Fantasy

By |2020-07-22T20:40:35-04:00April 24th, 2020|Categories: Culture|Tags: , , , , |

Some people have trouble with fantasy as great drama. I've never understood why. Realism in art does not necessarily mean a kind of dutiful depiction of the mundane, the kitchen details of everyday life. It has always seemed to me that our most profound stories reach back to the mythic and ritualistic elements of early human communal life -- those deep, dark shared experiences of mystery, awe, divinity...