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If by Dunsany( )

14 editions published between 1916 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,838 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
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 )

74 editions published between 1908 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dreamer's tales by Dunsany( Book )

53 editions published between 1910 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,243 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
Plays of gods and men by Dunsany( Book )

55 editions published between 1915 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how to grow many kinds of plants indoors and explains how and why plants grow
The book of wonder by Dunsany( Book )

68 editions published between 1912 and 2015 in English and French and held by 917 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Widely documented as an influence on J.R.R. Tolkien's own writing, The Book of Wonder is a collection of short stories penned by renowned Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany (Edward J.M.D. Plunkett), the 18th Baron of Dunsany. Filled with magic, intrigue, and adventure, The Book of Wonder is a must-read for fantasy enthusiasts of all ages. HarperPerennial Classics brings great works of literature to life in digital format, upholding the highest standards in ebook production and celebrating reading in all its forms. Look for more titles in the HarperPerennial Classics collection to build your digital library
Fifty-one tales by Dunsany( Book )

48 editions published between 1915 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking for a cornucopia of classic fantasy tales? Dip into The Food of Death: Fifty-One Tales from genre pioneer Lord Dunsany. The short stories collected in this career-spanning compendium range from fables with a mythic bent to action-adventure tales set in alternate universes -- all from the pen of a brilliant early figure in the field who is credited as a major influence on Tolkien and Lovecraft. Fantasy fans won't be disappointed
Tales of war by Dunsany( )

32 editions published between 1918 and 2015 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lord Dunsany was one of the most influential fantasy authors of the twentieth century. Like J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis he served during the great war. Collected here are twenty-nine stories of that terrible war. Dunsany saw the horrors of war and he was uniquely qualified to capture the experience in prose
If; a play in four acts by Dunsany( Book )

24 editions published between 1921 and 2013 in English and held by 808 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A play about time travel"--Provided by publisher
The King of Elfland's daughter by Dunsany( Book )

56 editions published between 1924 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 734 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
Tales of three hemispheres by Dunsany( Book )

30 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This collection helped make Lord Dunsany a fantasy legend. Poetic prose, magical lands, old gods, atmospheric castles, ghosts, magic, power, and majesty fill these pages. ""There was once a man who sought a boon of the gods. For peace was over the world and all things savoured of sameness, and the man was weary at heart and sighed for the tents and the warfields. Therefore he sought a boon of the ancient gods. And appearing before them he said to them, "Ancient gods; there is peace in the land where I dwell, and indeed to the uttermost parts, and we are full weary of peace. O ancient gods, gra
Unhappy far-off things by Dunsany( )

26 editions published between 1919 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 654 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A title which was something of a departure for the Irish early master of the Fantasy genre: personal-experiences from The Great War - World War I. Dunsany's experiences in France - the abyssmal events that befell the French - are the subject of an indeed unhappy book. A moving reminisce of what Dunsany calls "The Abomination of Desolation."
The modern short story in the making by Whit Burnett( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selections from various types of short stories, with writers' and editors' commentaries, and definitions of the types of stories. Authors range from Mailer to Tennessee Williams. For contents, see Author Catalog
Plays of near and far by Dunsany( Book )

30 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in English and held by 584 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
One-act plays by modern authors by Helen Louise Cohen( Book )

1 edition published in 1934 in English and held by 572 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time and the gods by Dunsany( Book )

41 editions published between 1905 and 2015 in English and French and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive collection work by the forefather of modern fantasy. Of all the weavers of magic, there is none like Lord Dunsany. During his long lifetime - he died at the age of eighty - he wrote more than sixty books: novels like The King of Elfland's Daughter, plays, poetry collections, memoirs, essays and, most memorably, innumerable exotic and fantastical short stories. In this definitive new collection are the very best of Dunsany's extraordinarily evocative and joyous tales of Faerie, of dreamworlds and of magic: some of the loveliest fantasies in the English language, including the complete contents of Time and the Gods, The Book of Wonder, The Sword of Welleran and The Last Book of Wonder
The gods of Pegāna by Dunsany( )

39 editions published between 1905 and 2018 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travel through a portal in the universe to the alternate realm of Pegana, where a bevy of boisterous and brawling gods and goddesses rule. One of the best-known creations of the Irish fantasy writer known as Lord Dunsany, The Gods of Pegana is a must-read for Tolkien fans or anyone who loves to escape through fiction into a richly detailed alternate universe
The charwoman's shadow by Dunsany( Book )

24 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in English and Spanish and held by 486 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
The Art of playwriting; lectures delivered at the University of Pennsylvania on the Mask and Wig Foundation by Jesse Lynch Williams( Book )

7 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in English and held by 430 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Don Rodriguez : chronicles of Shadow Valley by Dunsany( Book )

28 editions published between 1922 and 2015 in English and held by 410 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
The last book of wonder by Dunsany( Book )

17 editions published between 1916 and 2015 in English and held by 405 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
 
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A dreamer's talesPlays of gods and menThe book of wonderFifty-one talesTales of warIf; a play in four actsThe King of Elfland's daughterTales of three hemispheres
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