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The Encyclopedia of Fantasy is a 1997 reference work on fantasy fiction, edited by John Clute and John Grant. [1]

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A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1597.

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Brian Michael Stableford (born 25 July 1948) is a British science fiction writer who has published more than 70 novels.

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Categorization is the process in which ideas and objects are recognized, differentiated, and understood.

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A CD-ROM is a pre-pressed optical compact disc which contains data.

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David Rowland Langford (born 10 April 1953) is a British author, editor and critic, largely active within the science fiction field.

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A deal with the devil or pact with the devil is a cultural motif, best exemplified by the legend of Faust and the figure of Mephistopheles, but elemental to many Christian folktales.

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Diana Wynne Jones (16 August 1934 – 26 March 2011) was a British writer, principally of fantasy novels for children and adults.

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Fantasy is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary plot element, theme, or setting.

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A hardcover, hardback, or hardbound book is one bound with rigid protective covers (typically of cardboard covered with buckram or other cloth, heavy paper, or occasionally leather).

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Hobbits are a fictional, diminutive, humanoid race who inhabit the lands of Middle-earth in J. R. R. Tolkien’s fiction.

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The Hugo Awards are a set of awards given annually for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.

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The Hugo Awards are given every year by the World Science Fiction Society for the best science fiction or fantasy works and achievements of the previous year.

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Not to be confused with iOS 9. io9 is a blog launched in 2008 by Gawker Media.

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Japan (日本 Nippon or Nihon; formally or Nihon-koku, "State of Japan") is an island country in East Asia.

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John Frederick Clute (born 1940) is a Canadian-born author and critic specializing in science fiction (also SF, sf) and fantasy literature who has lived in both England and the United States since 1969.

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John Crowley (born December 1, 1942) is an American author of fantasy, science fiction and mainstream fiction.

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John Grant (born 22 November 1949) is a Scottish writer and editor of science fiction, fantasy, and non-fiction.

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Library Journal is a trade publication for librarians.

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Lisa Gracia Tuttle (born September 16, 1952, in Houston, Texas) is an American-born science fiction, fantasy, and horror author.

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Little, Big: or, The Fairies' Parliament is a modern fantasy novel by John Crowley, published in 1981.

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Lloyd Chudley Alexander (January 30, 1924 – May 17, 2007) was a widely influential American author of more than forty books, primarily fantasy novels for children and young adults.

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The Locus Awards are an annual set of literary awards by the science fiction and fantasy magazine Locus, a monthly based in Oakland, California.

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Mary Norton, or Kathleen Mary Norton née Pearson (10 December 1903 – 29 August 1992), was an English author of children's books.

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Michael Scott Rohan (born 1951 in Edinburgh) is a Scottish fantasy and science fiction author and writer on opera.

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Middle-earth is the setting of much of J. R. R. Tolkien's legendarium.

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Michael Raymond Donald Ashley (born 1948) is a British bibliographer, author and editor of science fiction, mystery, and fantasy.

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The Nazgûl (from Black Speech nazg, "ring", and gûl, "wraith, spirit", possibly related to gul, "sorcery"), also called Ringwraiths, Ring-wraiths, Black Riders, Dark Riders, the Nine Riders, or simply the Nine, are characters in J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium.

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Neil Richard MacKinnon GaimanBorn as Neil Richard Gaiman, with "MacKinnon" added on the occasion of his marriage to Amanda Palmer.

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Orbit Books is an international publisher that specialises in science fiction and fantasy books.

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A paperback (also known as softback or softcover) is a type of book characterized by a thick paper or paperboard cover, and often held together with glue rather than stitches or staples.

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Publishing is the process of production and dissemination of literature, music, or information — the activity of making information available to the general public.

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Pulp magazines (often referred to as "the pulps") are inexpensive fiction magazines that were published from 1896 through the 1950s.

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A reference work is a book or periodical (or its electronic equivalent) to which one can refer for confirmed facts.

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Sam Thore Jerrie Lundwall (born 24 February 1941), published as Sam J. Lundwall, is a Swedish science fiction writer, translator, publisher and singer.

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Shangri-La is a fictional place described in the 1933 novel Lost Horizon by British author James Hilton.

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Though the fantasy genre in its modern sense is less than two centuries old, its sources have a long and distinguished history.

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A television, commonly referred to as TV, telly or the tube, is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting sound with moving images in monochrome (black-and-white), colour, or in three dimensions.

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The Book of Three (1964) is a high fantasy novel by Lloyd Alexander, the first of five volumes in The Chronicles of Prydain.

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The Borrowers is a children's fantasy novel by the English author Mary Norton, published by Dent in 1952.

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The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction is an English language reference work on science fiction, first published in 1979.

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The Lord of the Rings is an epic high-fantasy novel written by English author J. R. R. Tolkien.

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The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1610–11, and thought by many critics to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone.

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Timothy Thomas "Tim" Powers (born February 29, 1952) is an American science fiction and fantasy author.

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Water Margin (Shui Hu Zhuan, sometimes abbreviated to Shui Hu), also translated as Outlaws of the Marsh, Tale of the Marshes, All Men Are Brothers, Men of the Marshes, or The Marshes of Mount Liang, is a novel attributed to Shi Nai'an.

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William Shakespeare (26 April 1564 (baptised) – 23 April 1616) was an English:poet,:playwright, actor and an Italophile, who is widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist.

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The World Fantasy Awards, established in 1975, are presented annually at the World Fantasy Convention.

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The World Fantasy Awards are given each year by the World Fantasy Convention for the best fantasy fiction and art published in English during the preceding calendar year.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Encyclopedia_of_Fantasy

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