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|Statement||selected by Tom Shippey.|
|Contributions||Shippey, T. A.|
|LC Classifications||PR1309.F3 O96 1994|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxii, 499 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||499|
|LC Control Number||93014469|
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In The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories, Tom Shippey brings together thirty-one short fantasy stories from the last years of the nineteenth century to the immediate present. The anthology shows both the development of the fantasy genre over time and the range of individual talents it has embraced, from Lord Dunsany and H.P.
Lovecraft through Ray 5/5(1). First published in this volume in'The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories' is a collection of 31 short stories originally published over the years The authors included comprise some of the finest fantasy writers, and the stories themselves are superb examples, so long as you realise that only fantasy authors who can pen decent /5.
An anthology of fantasy stories selected by the eminent Medievalist and Fantasy scholar Tom Shippey, The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories gathers together thirty-one tales brimming over with imagination.
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Lovecraft "The Wind in the Portico" by John Buchan "Xeethra" by Clark Ashton Smith "Jirel Meets Magic" by. The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories ed. Tom Shippey (Oxford University Press X, Feb ’94 [Jan ’94], £, xxii+pp, hc, cover by Pete Lyon) Anthology of 31 stories tracing the development of fantasy from Richard Garnett in to Terry Pratchett in ix Introduction Tom Shippey in.
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