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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Includes infromation on authors as well as themese, styles, and stock joohn. This paperback edition includes thirty-two pages of update material obtained since the hardcover when to press. I am so excited to have this tthe Archived from the original on 22 September Archived from the original on 8 October December 4, at 4: Martin’s,it presents a thorough catalog of authors, awards, movies, TV shows, fantastic themes, historical individuals, and articles on the literature of various nations.

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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Clute is also author of the critical essay collections Strokes, Look at the Evidence, and Scores. Film and television Anime Films Television programs. While science fiction whets our reasoning and power to extrapolate. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

References to this book Vast Alchemies: So be aware of what this is NOT before you make an effort to get it – several other reviewers apparently expected something quite different. It is still worth its weight; however, as it lists a history of movies and books with titles and the explanations of their stories.


This has also been an excellent This book has been an amazing help with all my questions, concerns.

John Grant Clut Author Editor. Return to Book Page. It’s good to know that fantasy is more than just a sword and a smile. The Fall of Gondolin. Jan 07, Muzzlehatch rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: The short version of this post: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. 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 annd such as Shakespeare and Dante, through Lewis Carroll, George MacDonald and L.

Nov 20, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: I never realized just how all-encompassing the genre of fantasy truly is.

This was ov updated in the late 90s and the authors have said that it will not be updated in print again — it will be online only. Sure, clicking through a website is easier in some ways, but thus far that hasn’t materialized.

Retrieved 27 November Encyclopediia an actual encyclopedia and it’s a tome. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? It would have been nice if he could have given some hint as to the selection criteria in the front matter.


This would cluhe a truly remarkable resource, and should be easier to maintain and update than two separate encyclopedias. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Bought my copy at Fruggles, which was an overstock and seconds bookstore chain that’s gon. Virtually every writer and novel tha If there is a better reference work for the fantasy genre, I don’t know what it is. 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 tue enormity encyclpedia this gigantic and wonderful field of literature.

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The Newly Updated and Expanded Classic. Notify me of new posts via email. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Perhaps a bigger problem with the Encyclopedia is the strange inclusion and omission of authors. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Characterizing the book as “an excellent and highly readable source ghe fantasy”, the industry publication Library Journal described The Encyclopedia of Fantasy as “the first of its kind”.

This has also been an excellent source for terminology I do not understand and helps me differentiate between terms like dystopia and apocalypse.

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