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Dunsany Lord 1878-1957

Overview
Works: 622 works in 2,059 publications in 6 languages and 29,203 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  Fantasy fiction  History  Poetry  Fantasy fiction, English  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Creator, Speaker, Librettist, Contributor, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6007.U6, 823.912
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Most widely held works by Dunsany
Five plays: the gods of the mountain, the golden doom, King Argimēnēs and the unknown warrior, the glittering gate, the lost silk hat by Dunsany( Book )

54 editions published between 1908 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last book of wonder by Dunsany( Book )

104 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Immerse yourself in a world of fantastical fairy tales and fables in this delightful short story collection from famed Irish author Lord Dunsany, regarded as an important influence on later writers such as Tolkien and Lovecraft. One of the later entrants in Dunsany's abidingly popular short fiction series, The Last Book of Wonder will enthrall readers of all ages
Plays of gods and men by Dunsany( Book )

44 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in English and held by 1,040 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Dunsany was one of the most influential fantasy authors of the twentieth century. In addition to his famous fantasy stories he was also an accomplished playwright. Collected here are four of his plays: 'The Laughter of the Gods', 'The Queen's Enemies', 'The Tents of the Arabs', 'A Night at an Inn'. Fantastic settings combined with vivid characters make these plays most memorable
The fireside book of dog stories by Jack Goodman( Book )

1 edition published in 1943 in English and held by 927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a book of stories and articles about dogs, by and for people who are attached to them by leashes and other ties. There are stories about great danes and bull terriers, pointers, poodles, & mutts
A dreamer's tales by Dunsany( Book )

42 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and Russian and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It was a cold winter's evening late in the Stone Age; the sun had gone down blazing over the plains of Thold; there were no clouds, only the chill blue sky and the imminence of stars; and the surface of the sleeping Earth began to harden against the cold of the night. Presently from their lairs arose, and shook themselves and went stealthily forth, those of Earth's children to whom it is the law to prowl abroad as soon as the dusk has fallen. And they went pattering softly over the plain, and their eyes shone in the dark, and crossed and recrossed one another in their courses. Suddenly there b
The King of Elfland's daughter by Dunsany( Book )

50 editions published between 1924 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young prince ventures into a mysterious forest in search of the land of Faerie and of a princess bride, in one of the landmarks of modern fantasy fiction
If; a play in four acts by Dunsany( Book )

21 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A play about time travel"--Provided by publisher
Plays of near and far by Dunsany( Book )

29 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in English and held by 531 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany was an Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work in fantasy published under the name Lord Dunsany. More than eighty books of his work were published, and his oeuvre includes hundreds of short stories, as well as successful plays, novels and essays. Born to one of the oldest titles in the Irish peerage, he lived much of his life at perhaps Ireland's longest-inhabited home, Dunsany Castle near Tara, received an honourary doctorate from Trinity College, and died in Dublin
The charwoman's shadow by Dunsany( Book )

20 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 477 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young sorcerer's apprentice, having discovered his master's ability to control shadows, attempts to break the bonds of servitude and rescue the charwoman who spends her days scrubbing his master's floors
Tales of war, by Lord Dunsany by Dunsany( Book )

29 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Though this series of stories and vignettes deals mostly with real-world political events and battlefield exploits, author Lord Dunsany brings his trademark lyricism and love of archetypal mythos to even the most quotidian tales. For fantasy readers craving a foray into fact, Tales of War will definitely do the trick
Fifty-one tales by Dunsany( Book )

39 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As the title suggests this collection holds fifty-one of the kind of stories that helped make Lord Dunsany a fantasy legend. Poetic prose, magical lands, old gods, atmospheric castles, ghosts, magic, power, and majesty fill these pages. ""Thus spake the mountains: "Behold us, even us; the old ones, the grey ones, that wear the feet of Time. Time on our rocks shall break his staff and stumble: and still we shall sit majestic, even as now, hearing the sound of the sea, our old coeval sister, who nurses the bones of her children and weeps for the things she has done.""
Time and the gods by Dunsany( Book )

30 editions published between 1905 and 2014 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once when the gods were young and only Their swarthy servant Time was without age, the gods lay sleeping by a broad river upon earth. There in a valley that from all the earth the gods had set apart for Their repose the gods dreamed marble dreams. And with domes and pinnacles the dreams arose and stood up proudly between the river and the sky, all shimmering white to the morning. In the city's midst the gleaming marble of a thousand steps climbed to the citadel where arose four pinnacles beckoning to heaven, and midmost between the pinnacles there stood the dome, vast, as the gods had dreamed
Unhappy far-off things by Dunsany( Book )

26 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 407 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short essays written after World War I, examining the extent of the wrongs that the people of France had suffered
My Ireland by Dunsany( Book )

20 editions published between 1937 and 1950 in 3 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tales of three hemispheres by Dunsany( Book )

27 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Take a trip around the world and into other dimensions with this collection of whimsical, engrossing short stories from the Irish fantasy pioneer, Lord Dunsany. Tales of Three Hemispheres brings together a treasure trove of Dunsany's trademark fables and fantasies in a collection that will please fans of Tolkien, Lovecraft, and Le Guin
Seven modern comedies by Dunsany( Book )

15 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The complete poems of Francis Ledwidge : with introductions by Francis Ledwidge( Book )

18 editions published between 1918 and 2009 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gods, men and ghosts; the best supernatural fiction of Lord Dunsany by Dunsany( Book )

6 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Irish writer Edward J.M.D. Plunkett, 18th Baron of Dunsany, ranks among the twentieth century's great masters of supernatural and science fiction. An outstanding dramatist whose supernatural plays anticipated the theater of the absurd, Dunsany was also a virtuoso writer of short stories and essays. This selection presents the finest of his works, gathered from long-out-of-print sources. Contents include the famous Three Sailors' Gambit, possibly the best chess story ever written; the remarkable trilogy about Nuth and the Gnoles, Thangobrind the Jeweller, and the Gibbelins; exploits of the Gods, including both The Gods of Pengana and adventures from other books; and favorite adventures of Jorkens, prince of liars. Dunsany's spellbinding tales are complemented by the remarkable visions of Sidney H. Sime, whose delicate illustrations form an indispensable complement to the stories
Don Rodriguez; chronicles of Shadow Valley by Dunsany( Book )

26 editions published between 1922 and 2015 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Dunsany's first novel, "Don Rodriguez: chronicles of Shadow Valley" conveys its young disinherited protagonist through a fantasized Spain, gifting him with a Sancho Panza companion, good luck with magicians, and a castle" [The Encyclopedia of Fantasy]. It is a landmark tale for Dunsany, beginning his move from the otherworldly short stories for which his reputation is justly famous to novels, such as the follow-up The King of Elfland's Daughter and The Charwoman's Shadow. L. Sprague de Camp has said: "Dunsany was the second writer (William Morris in the 1880s being the first) fully to exploit the possibilities of ... adventurous fantasy laid in imaginary lands, with gods, witches, spirits, and magic
Selections from the writings of Lord Dunsany by Dunsany( Book )

9 editions published between 1912 and 2006 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The last book of wonderPlays of gods and menA dreamer's talesThe King of Elfland's daughterIf; a play in four actsThe charwoman's shadowTales of war, by Lord DunsanyFifty-one tales