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The A to Z of fantasy literature

Author: Brian M Stableford
Publisher: Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2009.
Series: A to Z guides, 46.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Once upon a time all literature was fantasy, set in a mythical pastwhen magic existed, animals talked, and the gods took an active hand inearthly affairs. As the mythical past was displaced in Westernestimation by the historical past and novelists became increasinglypreoccupied with the present, fantasy was temporarily marginalizeduntil the late 20th century, when it enjoyed a spectacular resurgencein every stratum  Read more...
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Stableford, Brian M.
A to Z of fantasy literature.
Lanham : Scarecrow Press, 2009
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian M Stableford
ISBN: 9780810863453 0810863456
OCLC Number: 435778665
Notes: Originally published in 2005 as Historical dictionary of fantasy literature.
Description: 1 online resource (lxvii, 499 pages)
Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgments; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Chronology; Introduction; The Dictionary; Bibliography; About the Author.
Series Title: A to Z guides, 46.
Responsibility: Brian Stableford.

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Once upon a time all literature was fantasy, set in a mythical pastwhen magic existed, animals talked, and the gods took an active hand inearthly affairs. As the mythical past was displaced in Westernestimation by the historical past and novelists became increasinglypreoccupied with the present, fantasy was temporarily marginalizeduntil the late 20th century, when it enjoyed a spectacular resurgencein every stratum of the literary marketplace.

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