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The Resource The secret history of fantasy, edited by Peter S. Beagle

The secret history of fantasy, edited by Peter S. Beagle

Label
The secret history of fantasy
Title
The secret history of fantasy
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter S. Beagle
Title variation
Fantasy
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tired of the same old fantasy? Here are nineteen much-needed antidotes to clichéd tales of swords and sorcery. Fantasy is back, and it's better than ever!
Summary
A contemporary collection of fantasy stories from the past 30 years includes imaginative takes by some of the top authors in the genre, including Stephen King, Octavia E. Butler, Gregory Maguire, Aimee Bender, Yann Martel, T. C. Boyle, Jonathan Lethem and many more. Edited by a Hugo and Nebula Award winner
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
366304
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
813/.0876608
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS648.F3
LC item number
S43 2010
Literary form
short stories
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
The secret history of fantasy, edited by Peter S. Beagle
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction / by Peter S. Beagle -- Ancestor money / Maureen F. McHugh -- Scarecrow / Gregory Maguire -- Lady of the skulls / Patricia A. McKillip -- We are Norsemen / T.C. Boyle -- The Barnum Museum / Steven Millhauser -- Mrs. Todd's shortcut / Stephen King -- Bears discover fire / Terry Bisson -- Bones / Francesca Lia Block -- Snow, glass, apples / Neil Gaiman -- Fruit and words / Aimee Bender -- The empire of ice cream / Jeffrey Ford -- The edge of the world / Michael Swanwick -- Super goat man / Jonathan Lethem -- John Uskglass and the cumbrian charcoal burner / Susanna Clarke -- The book of Martha / Octavia E. Butler -- The Vita Æterna Mirror Company / Yann Martel -- Sleight of hand / Peter S. Beagle -- Mythago wood / Robert Holdstock -- 26 monkeys, also the abyss / Kij Johnson - Appendix 1: The critics, the monsters, and the fantasists / Ursula LeGuin -- Appendix 2: The making of the American fantasy genre / David G. Hartwell
Control code
5151321
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
379 p.
Isbn
9781892391995
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn491964427
  • (OCoLC)491964427
Label
The secret history of fantasy, edited by Peter S. Beagle
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Introduction / by Peter S. Beagle -- Ancestor money / Maureen F. McHugh -- Scarecrow / Gregory Maguire -- Lady of the skulls / Patricia A. McKillip -- We are Norsemen / T.C. Boyle -- The Barnum Museum / Steven Millhauser -- Mrs. Todd's shortcut / Stephen King -- Bears discover fire / Terry Bisson -- Bones / Francesca Lia Block -- Snow, glass, apples / Neil Gaiman -- Fruit and words / Aimee Bender -- The empire of ice cream / Jeffrey Ford -- The edge of the world / Michael Swanwick -- Super goat man / Jonathan Lethem -- John Uskglass and the cumbrian charcoal burner / Susanna Clarke -- The book of Martha / Octavia E. Butler -- The Vita Æterna Mirror Company / Yann Martel -- Sleight of hand / Peter S. Beagle -- Mythago wood / Robert Holdstock -- 26 monkeys, also the abyss / Kij Johnson - Appendix 1: The critics, the monsters, and the fantasists / Ursula LeGuin -- Appendix 2: The making of the American fantasy genre / David G. Hartwell
Control code
5151321
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
379 p.
Isbn
9781892391995
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn491964427
  • (OCoLC)491964427

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