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The Resource A Short History of Fantasy, (electronic resource)

A Short History of Fantasy, (electronic resource)

Label
A Short History of Fantasy
Title
A Short History of Fantasy
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Some of the earliest books ever written, including The Epic of Gilgamesh and the Odyssey, deal with monsters, marvels, extraordinary voyages, and magic, and this genre, known as fantasy, remained an essential part of European literature through the rise of the modern realist novel. Tracing the history of fantasy from the earliest years through to the origins of modern fantasy in the 20th century, this account discusses contributions decade by decade-from Tolkien's Lord of the Rings trilogy and Lewis's Narnia books in the 1950s to J
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Mendlesohn, Farah
Dewey number
  • 801
  • 801
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN56.F34
LC item number
M46 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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James, Edward
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  • Fantasy literature
  • Fantasy in literature
  • Fantasy
  • Literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Science Fiction & Fantasy
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / Semiotics & Theory
  • Fantasy in literature
  • Fantasy literature
Label
A Short History of Fantasy, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/Nzg4NDQzNjk=
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Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two From Myth to Magic; Chapter Three 1900-1950; Chapter Four Tolkien and Lewis; Chapter Five The 1950s; Chapter Six The 1960s; Chapter Seven The 1970s; Chapter Eight The 1980s; Chapter Nine The 1990s; Chapter Ten Pullman, Rowling, Pratchett; Chapter Eleven 2000-2010; Chronology of Important Works and People; Glossary; Further Reading; Index of Titles; Index of Authors and Topics
Control code
frd873140664
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unknown
Edition
Second edition
Extent
1 online resource (297 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781907471797
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
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unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781907471797
  • (Sirsi) b1368958
Label
A Short History of Fantasy, (electronic resource)
Link
http://lanepl.freading.com/ebooks/details/r:download/Nzg4NDQzNjk=
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
Cover; Copyright; Dedication; Acknowledgements; Contents; Chapter One Introduction; Chapter Two From Myth to Magic; Chapter Three 1900-1950; Chapter Four Tolkien and Lewis; Chapter Five The 1950s; Chapter Six The 1960s; Chapter Seven The 1970s; Chapter Eight The 1980s; Chapter Nine The 1990s; Chapter Ten Pullman, Rowling, Pratchett; Chapter Eleven 2000-2010; Chronology of Important Works and People; Glossary; Further Reading; Index of Titles; Index of Authors and Topics
Control code
frd873140664
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition
Extent
1 online resource (297 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781907471797
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781907471797
  • (Sirsi) b1368958

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