fantasy

(redirected from Fantasie)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical.
Related to Fantasie: Freya

fantasy

, phantasy
1. Psychol
a. a series of pleasing mental images, usually serving to fulfil a need not gratified in reality
b. the activity of forming such images
2. Music another word for fantasia fancy, development
3. 
a. literature having a large fantasy content
b. a prose or dramatic composition of this type
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

fantasy

[′fan·tə·sē]
(psychology)
An imagined image or series of images that serves to express unconscious conflicts, to gratify unconscious wishes, or to prepare for anticipated future events.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

Fantasy

See also Enchantment.
Aladdin’s lamp
when rubbed, genie appears to do possessor’s bidding. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights, “Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp”]
Alice
undergoes fantastic adventures, such as dealing with the “real” Queen of Hearts. [Br. Lit.: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland; Through the Looking Glass]
Alnaschar
dreams of the wealth he will realize from the sale of his glassware. [Arab. Lit.: Benét, 26]
Arabian Nights
compilation of Middle and Far Eastern tales. [Arab. Lit.: Parrinder, 26]
Back to Methuselah
England in the late twenty-second century is a bureaucracy administered by Chinese men and African women. [Br. Drama: Shaw Back to Methuselah in Magill III, 82]
Baggins, Bilbo Hobbit
who wanders afar and brings back the One Ring of Power to The Shire. [Br. Lit.: The Hobbit]
Bloom, Leopold
enlivens his uneventful life with amorous daydreams. [Irish Lit.: Joyce Ulysses in Magill I, 1040]
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
magical car helps track down criminals. [Children’s Lit.: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang]
Dorothy
flies via tornado to Oz. [Am. Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]
Dream Children
in a reverie, Charles Lamb tells stories to his two imaginary children. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 287]
Fantasia
music comes to life in animated cartoon. [Am. Cinema: Fantasia in Disney Films, 38–45]
Harvey
six-foot rabbit who appears only to a genial drunkard. [Am. Lit.: Benét, 444]
Jurgen
regaining his lost youth, he has strange “adventures with a host of mythical persons. [Am. Lit.: Jurgen in Magill I, 464]
Land
of the Giants a Gulliver’s Travels in outer space. [TV: Terrace, II, 10–11]
Little Prince, The
travels to Earth from his star; fable by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (1943). [Fr. Lit.: Benét, 889]
Lord of the Rings, The
“feigned history” of the Hobbits; epic trilogy written by J. R. R. Tolkein. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 1013]
Millionaire, The
mysterious Croesus bestows fortunes on unsuspecting individuals. [TV: Terrace, II, 97–98]
Mitty, Walter
timid man who imagines himself a hero. [Am. Lit.: Benét, 1006; Am. Cinema and Drama: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty]
Narnia
kingdom in which fantasy cycle of seven tales by C. S. Lewis takes place. [Children’s Lit.: Fisher, 289–290]
O’Gill, Darby
befriends dwarfdom. [Am. Cinema: Darby O’Gill and the Little People in Disney Films, 159–162]
Pan, Peter
escapes to Never Never Land to avoid growing up. [Br. and Am. Drama: Benét, 778]
Poppins, Mary
enchanted nanny guides her charges through fey adventures. [Children’s Lit.: Mary Poppins; Am. Cinema: Mary Poppins in Disney Films, 226–232]
Thirteen Clocks, The
beautiful princess is won by a disguised prince who fulfills her guardian’s task with the aid of laughter that turns to jewels. [Am. Lit.: Thurber The Thirteen Clocks in Weiss, 462]
Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The
adventures in land “somewhere over the rainbow.” [Am. Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]
Allusions—Cultural, Literary, Biblical, and Historical: A Thematic Dictionary. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Cats eye sunglasses, pounds 2, Primark Black and white print , top pounds 21.50 (RRP pounds 35) briefs pounds 14.95 (RRP pounds 26) Buenos Aires by Fantasie Black jewel swimsuit, pounds 26.95 (RRP pounds 40) Fiji by Lepel, Stripe hat, pounds 5, Isme, Black platforms, pounds 19.99, Shoe Zone Blue buckle bikini , top pounds 14.95 (RRP pounds 35) brief pounds 5.95 (RRP pounds 17) Ocean by Kris Lane, yellow turban, vintage ebay.co.uk
Not so, though, the edited music under review here, for which sources happily survive in British libraries: Cipriani Potter's Symphony in G Minor of 1832 (the Royal Academy of Music; the British Library), Alice Mary Smith's symphonies in C minor (1863) and A minor (1876; both in the Royal Academy of Music), and Hubert Parry's violin sonatas in D minor and D major, and the one-movement Fantasie Sonata--works of the 1870s and 1880s (Bodleian Library, Oxford).
Paprika bikini (Fantasie, size 32DD top and size10 pants, pounds 54.50).
Vasari praised his nocturnal scenes yet disparaged him for having made "simili fantasie" rather than "cose grandi." Unlike the vast output and fame of his contemporary Titian, Savoldo seems to have made few works, and did not seek renown.
Coloured photos are published in Manfred Speidel's Bruno Taut: Notur und Fantasie 1880-1938, Ernst und Sohn, 1995.
In a piece entitled Fantasie a man on stilts (a rod puppet precariously tilting this way and that) with a baby in a basket is attacked by a bird (a marionette gracefully flying overhead) who steals the baby and plops the basket over the man's head.
With special guests circus star Michael Jordan and the ultraviolet specialities of Fantasie de la Nuit, Sooty's Magic Show is set to be a "spectacular treat for the whole family".
Smith: Telstar; Purcell/Dishinger: Gavotte and Hornpipe; Heinrich Gottwald: Fantasie Heroique; Glazunov/Singer: Reverie, Op.
His program includes Franz Schuberts Impromptu in A-flat major, D935A3 and Three Piano Pieces D946, Selections from Edvard Griegs Lyric Pieces, Schubert-Liszts Der Doppelganger and Franz Liszts Fantasie quasi sonata: Apres une lecture du Dante.
The concert on Monday, December 1, will include two of Rawsthorne's largest works for organ: Fantasie on Wachet Auf!, which is dedicated to his successor in Liverpool, Professor Ian Tracey; and Dance Suite, which is dedicated to Gordon Stewart.
BLACK TO BED Fantasie Evelyne bra [euro]51 and briefs [euro]25.50