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Dunsany Lord 1878-1957

Overview
Works: 602 works in 2,021 publications in 6 languages and 29,489 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Drama  Paranormal fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Short stories  Poetry  Fantasy fiction, English  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Creator, Correspondent, Bibliographic antecedent, Contributor, Speaker, Librettist
Classifications: PR6007.U6, 823.912
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Most widely held works by Dunsany
Five plays: the gods of the mountain, the golden doom, King Argimēnēs and the unknown warrior, the glittering gate, the lost silk hat by Dunsany( Book )

55 editions published between 1908 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays of gods and men by Dunsany( Book )

37 editions published between 1915 and 2009 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Dunsany was one of the most influential fantasy authors of the twentieth century. In addition to his famous fantasy stories he was also an accomplished playwright. Collected here are four of his plays: 'The Laughter of the Gods', 'The Queen's Enemies', 'The Tents of the Arabs', 'A Night at an Inn'. Fantastic settings combined with vivid characters make these plays most memorable
The fireside book of dog stories by Jack Goodman( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a book of stories and articles about dogs, by and for people who are attached to them by leashes and other ties. There are stories about great danes and bull terriers, pointers, poodles, & mutts
A dreamer's tales by Dunsany( Book )

50 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 869 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escapists of the world, rejoice! This collection of golden-age fantasy from renowned Irish author Lord Dunsany is just the ticket if you're looking for a fictional portal to transport you out of the stresses and strains of everyday life. From weird tales in a Lovecraftian vein to sword-and-steed fantasy, A Dreamer's Tales has something to suit every reader's taste
The King of Elfland's daughter by Dunsany( Book )

47 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young prince ventures into a mysterious forest in search of the land of Faerie and of a princess bride, in one of the landmarks of modern fantasy fiction
The book of wonder by Dunsany( Book )

61 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in English and French and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely documented as an influence on J.R.R. Tolkien's own writing, The book of wonder is a collection of short stories penned by renowned Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany (Edward J.M.D. Plunkett), the 18th Baron of Dunsany. Filled with magic, intrigue, and adventure, The book of wonder is a must-read for fantasy enthusiasts of all ages
If; a play in four acts by Dunsany( Book )

35 editions published between 1916 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A play about time travel"--Provided by publisher
Plays of near and far by Dunsany( Book )

29 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany was an Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work in fantasy published under the name Lord Dunsany. More than eighty books of his work were published, and his oeuvre includes hundreds of short stories, as well as successful plays, novels and essays. Born to one of the oldest titles in the Irish peerage, he lived much of his life at perhaps Ireland's longest-inhabited home, Dunsany Castle near Tara, received an honourary doctorate from Trinity College, and died in Dublin
The charwoman's shadow by Dunsany( Book )

20 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young sorcerer's apprentice, having discovered his master's ability to control shadows, attempts to break the bonds of servitude and rescue the charwoman who spends her days scrubbing his master's floors
Fifty-one tales by Dunsany( Book )

39 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for a cornucopia of classic fantasy tales? Dip into The Food of Death: Fifty-One Tales from genre pioneer Lord Dunsany. The short stories collected in this career-spanning compendium range from fables with a mythic bent to action-adventure tales set in alternate universes -- all from the pen of a brilliant early figure in the field who is credited as a major influence on Tolkien and Lovecraft. Fantasy fans won't be disappointed
Time and the gods by Dunsany( Book )

33 editions published between 1905 and 2015 in English and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive collection work by the forefather of modern fantasy. Of all the weavers of magic, there is none like Lord Dunsany. During his long lifetime - he died at the age of eighty - he wrote more than sixty books: novels like The King of Elfland's Daughter, plays, poetry collections, memoirs, essays and, most memorably, innumerable exotic and fantastical short stories. In this definitive new collection are the very best of Dunsany's extraordinarily evocative and joyous tales of Faerie, of dreamworlds and of magic: some of the loveliest fantasies in the English language, including the complete contents of Time and the Gods, The Book of Wonder, The Sword of Welleran and The Last Book of Wonder
Unhappy far-off things by Dunsany( Book )

25 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short essays written after World War I, examining the extent of the wrongs that the people of France had suffered
Tales of three hemispheres by Dunsany( Book )

27 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection helped make Lord Dunsany a fantasy legend. Poetic prose, magical lands, old gods, atmospheric castles, ghosts, magic, power, and majesty fill these pages. ""There was once a man who sought a boon of the gods. For peace was over the world and all things savoured of sameness, and the man was weary at heart and sighed for the tents and the warfields. Therefore he sought a boon of the ancient gods. And appearing before them he said to them, "Ancient gods; there is peace in the land where I dwell, and indeed to the uttermost parts, and we are full weary of peace. O ancient gods, gra
Alexander, & three small plays by Dunsany( Book )

16 editions published between 1925 and 2012 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

My Ireland by Dunsany( Book )

20 editions published between 1937 and 1950 in 3 languages and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seven modern comedies by Dunsany( Book )

16 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last book of wonder by Dunsany( Book )

16 editions published between 1916 and 2015 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immerse yourself in a world of fantastical fairy tales and fables in this delightful short story collection from famed Irish author Lord Dunsany, regarded as an important influence on later writers such as Tolkien and Lovecraft. One of the later entrants in Dunsany's abidingly popular short fiction series, The Last Book of Wonder will enthrall readers of all ages
The complete poems of Francis Ledwidge : with introductions by Francis Ledwidge( Book )

14 editions published between 1918 and 2009 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gods, men and ghosts; the best supernatural fiction of Lord Dunsany by Dunsany( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish writer Edward J.M.D. Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany, ranks among the twentieth century's great masters of supernatural and science fiction. An outstanding dramatist whose supernatural plays anticipated the theater of the absurd, Dunsany was also a virtuoso writer of short stories and essays. This selection presents the finest of his works, gathered from long-out-of-print sources. Contents include the famous Three Sailors' Gambit, possibly the best chess story ever written; the remarkable trilogy about Nuth and the Gnoles, Thangobrind the Jeweller, and the Gibbelins; exploits of the Gods, including both The Gods of Pengana and adventures from other books; and favorite adventures of Jorkens, prince of liars. Dunsany's spellbinding tales are complemented by the remarkable visions of Sidney H. Sime, whose delicate illustrations form an indispensable complement to the stories
Don Rodriguez; chronicles of Shadow Valley by Dunsany( Book )

27 editions published between 1922 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Dunsany's first novel, "Don Rodriguez: chronicles of Shadow Valley" conveys its young disinherited protagonist through a fantasized Spain, gifting him with a Sancho Panza companion, good luck with magicians, and a castle" [The Encyclopedia of Fantasy]. It is a landmark tale for Dunsany, beginning his move from the otherworldly short stories for which his reputation is justly famous to novels, such as the follow-up The King of Elfland's Daughter and The Charwoman's Shadow. L. Sprague de Camp has said: "Dunsany was the second writer (William Morris in the 1880s being the first) fully to exploit the possibilities of ... adventurous fantasy laid in imaginary lands, with gods, witches, spirits, and magic
 
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Plays of gods and menA dreamer's talesThe King of Elfland's daughterThe book of wonderIf; a play in four actsThe charwoman's shadowFifty-one talesTime and the gods