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The book’s main value is its cross-referencing. Aug 10, Rosemary rated it it was amazing. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: This has also been an excellent This book has been an amazing help with all my questions, concerns. The entry count comprises full entries and cross-reference entries which direct readers to one or more yhe entries. Does this include maps of the fantasy worlds mentioned within? Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


Archived from the original on 22 September For one thing, the book is incredibly wide-ranging: Account Options Sign in. Collins rated it it was amazing. To ask other readers questions about The Encyclopedia of Fantasyplease sign up. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. The spine needs repairing and encycloedia jacket is long gone — but I won’t part with the book.


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Encycoopedia 18, Nicholas Gourlay rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: These became strong influences on the way I think and write about books, and some of that influence is still there today. This and the companion The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction were indispensable in my bookshop. To begin, John Clute and company’s The Encyclopedia of Fantasy is an essential book for anyone who is serious about fantasy.

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Published March 15th by St. Selected pages Title Page. This site uses cookies. Locus calls The Encyclopedia of Fantasy “massive and welcome,” and writes, “This will be the standard reference for years to come. With more than 4, entries and over one million words, this volume covers every aspect of fantasy-literature, film, television, opera, art, and comics.

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So, what magic did this book work on me to earn its five amazing stars? I’m an extremely picky reader, researching and cross-checking each potential Next Book; so encyc,opedia may well find Library Journal 1 October Lewis and their modern successors, like Ursula K. This huge volume is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of the fantasy field, offering an exciting ecnyclopedia analysis of this highly diverse and hugely popular sphere of literature, from precursors such as Shakespeare and Dante, through Lewis Carroll, George MacDonald and L.

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.

Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. People like Tolkien, Peake, Dunsany not surprisingly receive several page entries apiece, but it’s rare to find any figure at all – at least any writing in English, I think the coverage joohn of the language is a bit sparser – who doesn’t get a fairly thorough bibliographic listing at the least.

Many thanks for this, and thanks to David for all his hard work.