The Encyclopedia of Fantasy. Front Cover. John Clute, John Grant. St. Martin’s Press, Mar 15, – Literary Criticism – pages. Written by John Clute and John Grant, it’s a compendium of information movie was released, Encyclopedia of Fantasy will be there for you. The Encyclopedia of Fantasy has ratings and 22 reviews. Kingsley Amis The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction by John Clute Supergods by Grant Morrison .

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It opened my eyes to so many books and authors — and, more importantly, a way of thinking about fantasy fiction that really strucka chord with me. Those who are serious about horror will also find it an excellent reference.

The Encyclopedia of Fantasy

Mar 02, Nicole Galloway-Miller rated it it was amazing. They are in short enthusiastic supporters of the genre as a whole, and I can’t think of many writers who have done half as well at grasping the enormity of this gigantic and wonderful field of literature. English Choose a language for shopping. This has also been an excellent source for terminology I do not understand and helps me differentiate between terms like dystopia and apocalypse.

Get to Know Us. One of the major differences is that there are no entries related to publishing. Bought my copy at Fruggles, which was an overstock and seconds bookstore chain that’s gon. MacmillanMar 15, wncyclopedia Literary Criticism – pages. It is set up like an Encyclopedia with terms listed in alphabetical order.


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This huge volume is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of the fantasy field.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Another pivotal book in my life. This huge volume is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of the fantasy field, offering an exciting new 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. Fair winds and following seas! Despite these flaws, The Encyclopedia of Fantasy is a major and important reference work.

InClute published the essay collection The Darkening Garden: For example, the definition of Steam Punk as a fantasy sub-genre refers to Alternative Worlds and to the author Tim Powers. Palgrave Macmillan; edition May 13, Language: He says that if a deal goes through, he’ll be able to replace author entries which were cut from the print version.

With more than 4, entries and over one million words, this volume covers every aspect of fantasy-literature, film, television, opera, art, and comics.


Create a free website or blog at WordPress. History Literature Magic Sources. You can probably get both this and its science fiction companion quite cheap now, and I would highly recommend them if you have any interest in the byways of the fields.

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The Encyclopedia of Fantasy by John Clute

Jun 29, Clark rated it it was amazing. I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that The Encyclopedia of Fantasy has had more influence on me as a reader than clufe any other book. Such as cljte one: John Clute has done an amazing job coming up with a reference that is truly “encyclopedic. This book should never be very far from you. Hey guys, it looks like a bunch of spam comments have sneaked past your spam filters the nine comments before this onea lot of it coming from Youtube accounts.

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