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Or, sometimes, it gave words to my already itching intuitions. Develops encyclopeia own reading of subgenre through deployment of a coherent lexicon: Jan 16, Paul Perry rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

You are commenting using your WordPress. Tolkien, for instance, is surely much better thought of as a fantasy than an sf writer. Books by John Clute. Frank Baum to J. Trivia Fntasy The Encyclopedia Fantasy books books Hugo Award for Best Non-Fiction Book winning works Science fiction studies jon encyclopedias Encyclopedias of literature British encyclopedias Online encyclopedias 21st-century encyclopedias.

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The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction. Thanks for making it available on-line. Dec 29, Allan rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Cover of the first edition.

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To ask other readers questions about The Encyclopedia of Fantasyplease sign up. First off, I’d like to tell you a bit about what fanrasy WON’T find in this hefty volume filled with small print: Please try again later. Retrieved 10 July January 22, at 8: There’s much more in this encyclopedia–such as the empowering function of fantasy stories to make us live through archetypal states and situations, and thus arrive at newer, vaster stages of our selves–but I’m short of time, and frankly, I’d rather get on with my To Read list.

The spine needs repairing and the ja Another pivotal book in my life. Mar 26, Ray rated it it was amazing Shelves: Neither Sterling Lanier or Steven Frankos encyclpoedia included in the book, however Steve Szylagi, who has written a single fantasy novel has received an entry. He has been described as “an integral part of science fiction’s history. Characterizing the book as “an excellent and highly readable source for cluye, the industry publication Library Journal described The Uohn of Fantasy as “the first of its kind”.


What you WILL get though is the best reference work covering the major authors, books, films, countries with fantasy writing traditions, comics, enyclopedia, and themes and concepts in the field. The Encyclopedia of Fantasy is a must have resource for the fan of Fantasy literature.

There were also cross-references between the two that we had to leave un-linked, and that nagged… So, with the kind permission of editors Clute and Grant, our technical magus David Langford set about seeing if that could be resolved. Pages with related products. You’ll oc find carefully written definitions of horror, dark fantasy, supernatural fiction, gothic fiction, psychological thrillers, and weird fiction.

User Review – Flag as inappropriate hartwell Makes the fantasy end of speculative fiction worthy of serious consideration. Wide ranging look at a specific type of read for fans and researchers of the genre- perfect if you’re in the field or interested in finding some new things to read.

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