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Tales before Tolkien : the roots of modern fantasy

Author: Douglas A Anderson
Publisher: New York : Del Rey/Ballantine Books, 2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A collection of twenty-two classic fantasy tales notes their connection to Tolkien's early works and includes such pieces as George MacDonald's "The Golden Key," Andrew Lang's "The Story of Sigurd," and E.A. Wyke-Smith's "Golithos the Ogre."
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Tales before Tolkien.
New York : Del Rey/Ballantine Books, 2003
(DLC) 2003043846
(OCoLC)51756124
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas A Anderson
ISBN: 9780345469816 034546981X 1299178405 9781299178403
OCLC Number: 698452119
Description: 1 online resource (436 pages)
Contents: The elves / Ludwig Tieck --
The golden key / George MacDonald --
Puss-cat mew / E.H. Knatchbull-Hugessen --
The griffin and the minor canon / Frank R. Stockton --
The demon pope / Richard Garnett --
The story of Sigurd / retold by Andrew Lang --
The folk of the mountain door / William Morris --
Black heart and white heart: a Zulu idyll / H. Rider Haggard --
The dragon tamers / E. Nesbit --
The Far Islands / John Buchan --
The drawn arrow / Clemence Housman --
The enchanted buffalo / L. Frank Baum --
Chu-bu and Sheemish / Lord Dunsany --
The Baumoff explosive / William Hope Hodgson --
The regent of the north / Kenneth Morris --
The coming of the terror / Arthur Machen --
The elf trap / Francis Stevens --
The thin queen of Elfhame / James Branch Cabell --
The woman of the wood / A. Merritt --
Golithos the ogre / E.A. Wyki-Smith --
The story of Alwina / Austin Tappan Wright --
A Christmas play / David Lindsay.
Responsibility: edited by Douglas A. Anderson.

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A collection of twenty-two classic fantasy tales notes their connection to Tolkien's early works and includes such pieces as George MacDonald's "The Golden Key," Andrew Lang's "The Story of Sigurd," and E.A. Wyke-Smith's "Golithos the Ogre."

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