Discworld Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Discworld.

  • 6 Literature Criticisms
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Essays & Analysis (6)

1,177 words, approx. 4 pages
In the following review, Douglas contends that The Last Continent is not Pratchett's most compelling work, but like all of the Discworld novels, it is enjoyable. British author Terry Pratchett ... Read more
1,252 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following interview, Pratchett discusses his goals in creating Discworld as well as the influences that prompted him to become a writer. Terry Pratchett owns up to being ‘born in what is... Read more
6,092 words, approx. 21 pages
In the following interview, Pratchett discusses his hopes for humanity's future, his beliefs about the nature of science, and his feelings about the marketing of the Discworld series. Terence D... Read more
1,400 words, approx. 5 pages
In the following interview, Pratchett insists the relative lack of critical praise for his Discworld books, and his writing in general, doesn't bother him. Terry Pratchett, millionaire bestsell... Read more
4,710 words, approx. 16 pages
In the following essay, specially commissioned for Contemporary Literary Criticism, Miller observes that Pratchett's Discworld series presents the author as a satiric and ironic observer of twe... Read more
6,674 words, approx. 23 pages
In the following essay, specially commissioned for Contemporary Literary Criticism, Stableford presents a critical reading of Pratchett's background and body of work, focusing on the dominant r... Read more