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The Encyclopedia of Fantasy

Index The Encyclopedia of Fantasy

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

51 relations: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Brian Stableford, Categorization, CD-ROM, David Langford, Deal with the Devil, Diana Wynne Jones, Early history of fantasy, Fantasy, Hardcover, Hobbit, Hugo Award, Hugo Award for Best Related Work, Io9, Japan, John Clute, John Crowley, John Grant (author), Library Journal, Lisa Tuttle, Little, Big, Lloyd Alexander, Locus Award, Mary Norton (author), Michael Scott Rohan, Middle-earth, Mike Ashley (writer), Nazgûl, Neil Gaiman, Orbit Books, Paperback, Publishing, Pulp magazine, Reference work, Sam J. Lundwall, Shangri-La, Slick (magazine format), St. Martin's Press, Steven H Silver, Television, The Book of Three, The Borrowers, The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, The Lord of the Rings, The Tempest, Tim Powers, Water Margin, Wayne G. Hammond, William Shakespeare, World Fantasy Award, ..., World Fantasy Special Award—Professional. Expand index (1 more) »

A Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy written by William Shakespeare in 1595/96.

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Brian Stableford

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

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

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CD-ROM

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

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David Langford

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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Deal with the Devil

A deal with the devil (also known as compact 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 traditions.

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Diana Wynne Jones

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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Early history of fantasy

Elements of the supernatural and the fantastic were an element of literature from its beginning, though the idea of a distinct genre, in the modern sense, is less than two centuries old.

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Fantasy

Fantasy is a genre of speculative fiction set in a fictional universe, often without any locations, events, or people referencing the real world.

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Hardcover

A hardcover or hardback (also known as hardbound, and sometimes as case-bound) book is one bound with rigid protective covers (typically of Binder's board or heavy paperboard covered with buckram or other cloth, heavy paper, or occasionally leather).

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Hobbit

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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Hugo Award

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

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Hugo Award for Best Related Work

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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Io9

io9 is a blog launched in 2008 by Gawker Media, which focuses on the subjects of science fiction, fantasy, futurism, science, technology and related areas.

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Japan

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

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John Clute

John Frederick Clute (born 12 September 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

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

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John Grant (author)

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

Library Journal is an American trade publication for librarians.

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Lisa Tuttle

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

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

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Lloyd Alexander

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

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Locus Award

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

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Mary Norton (author)

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

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

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

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Mike Ashley (writer)

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

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Nazgûl

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

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Neil Gaiman

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

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

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Paperback

A paperback 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

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

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Pulp magazine

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

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Reference work

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

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Sam J. Lundwall

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

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

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Slick (magazine format)

A slick magazine is a magazine printed on high-quality glossy paper.

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St. Martin's Press

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Steven H Silver

Steven H Silver (born April 19, 1967, Hinsdale, Illinois) is an American science fiction fan and bibliographer, publisher, and editor.

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Television

Television (TV) is a telecommunication medium used for transmitting moving images in monochrome (black and white), or in colour, and in two or three dimensions and sound.

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The Book of Three

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

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

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

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

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The Tempest

The Tempest is a play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written in 1610–1611, and thought by many critics to be the last play that Shakespeare wrote alone.

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Tim Powers

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

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Water Margin

Water Margin, 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 Chinese novel attributed to Shi Nai'an.

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Wayne G. Hammond

Wayne G. Hammond (Wayne Gordon Hammond; born February 11, 1953 in Cleveland, Ohio) is a scholar known for his research and writings on the works of J. R. R. Tolkien.

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William Shakespeare

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

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World Fantasy Award

The World Fantasy Awards are a set of awards given each year for the best fantasy fiction published during the previous calendar year.

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World Fantasy Special Award—Professional

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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References

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

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