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Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Baron 1878-1957

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Works: 540 works in 1,810 publications in 3 languages and 26,233 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Drama  Poetry  Fantasy fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Fantasy fiction, English 
Roles: Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Correspondent, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker, Contributor
Classifications: PR6007.U6, 823.912
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If by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( )
24 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,795 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
Plays of gods and men by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
39 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in English and held by 1,139 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
A dreamer's tales by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
39 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Escapists of the world, rejoice! This collection of golden-age fantasy from renowned Irish author Lord Dunsany is just the ticket if you're looking for a fictional portal to transport you out of the stresses and strains of everyday life. From weird tales in a Lovecraftian vein to sword-and-steed fantasy, A Dreamer's Tales has something to suit every reader's taste
Five plays: the gods of the mountain, the golden doom, King Argimēnēs and the unknown warrior, the glittering gate, the lost silk hat by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
44 editions published between 1908 and 2010 in English and held by 794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The book of wonder by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
51 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Most fantasy enthusiasts consider Lord Dunsany one of the most significant forces in modern fantasy; his influences have been observed in the works of H.P. Lovecraft, L. Sprague de Camp, Fritz Leiber, Jack Vance, and many other modern writers. The Book of wonder is Dunsany at his peak of his talent. The stories here are a lush tapestry of language, conjuring images of people, places, and things which cannot possibly exist, yet somehow ring true. They are, in short, full of wonder. Together with Dunsany's other major collections, A Dreamer's Tales and Tales of Three Hemispheres, they are a necessary part of any fantasy collection
The King of Elfland's daughter by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
25 editions published between 1924 and 2001 in English and held by 634 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
Plays of near and far by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
27 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in English and held by 610 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 ... by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
20 editions published between 1914 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tales of war, by Lord Dunsany by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
29 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in English and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
These artistic, subtle, little sketches of the war with a fairy-story elusiveness to them interpret, in a few pages, more than many books do. They tell of the soldiers' longings, his horror of war, the memories of springtime at home, and even descent to a delight in the work of the kaiser's barber
Fifty-one tales by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
30 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A collection of fables, allegories, and satires, short, sometimes slight, and very well done. They are unusual bits of imaginative writing, dramatic, condensed, incisive, and of a kind to stay in the memory; the use of words is masterly. A book to pick up and read occasionally, as the philosophy, taken in large draughts, is a bit depressing
Unhappy far-off things by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
23 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Heir to one of the most important lines of the Irish aristocracy, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett (better known as Lord Dunsany) was a prolific writer who made his mark in a number of different literary genres. In this collection of anecdotes and sketches, Dunsany reflects on his time in battle and offers insight into the lasting impact of war
Time and the gods by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
28 editions published between 1905 and 2014 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fall into a beguiling fantasy world in Time and the Gods, a collection of magical short stories from writer Lord Dunsany, whom many critics regard as a central figure in the early development of the fantasy genre. This interlinked series of tales will please fantasy fans who prefer a more literary, lyrical style
Tales of three hemispheres by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
24 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in English and held by 468 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
The charwoman's shadow by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
16 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in English and held by 465 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
Seven modern comedies by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
15 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The complete poems of Francis Ledwidge : with introductions by Francis Ledwidge ( Book )
15 editions published between 1918 and 2009 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My Ireland by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
16 editions published between 1937 and 1950 in 3 languages and held by 397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The last book of wonder by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
12 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and held by 376 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
Alexander, & three small plays by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
11 editions published between 1925 and 1926 in English and held by 367 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The curse of the wise woman by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany ( Book )
25 editions published between 1933 and 1976 in English and held by 353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an old man who recaptures the enchantment of his youth in Ireland
 
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