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Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Baron 1878-1957

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Works: 522 works in 1,845 publications in 8 languages and 26,636 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Biography  Drama  Poetry  Fantasy fiction  Fantasy fiction, English  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Creator, Correspondent, Contributor, Speaker, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: PR6007.U6, 823.912
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If by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( )
26 editions published between 1921 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,829 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 Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
61 editions published between 1908 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plays of gods and men by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
43 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in English and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Irish aristocrat Lord Dunsany was a wealthy man of leisure, but when it came to the craft of writing, he was productive and prolific, creating nearly 100 works in his lifetime, many of which are cited as important early influences in the genre of fantasy. This volume brings together a number of Dunsany's most popular works written for the stage
A dreamer's tales by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
42 editions published between 1910 and 2014 in English and held by 992 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
The book of wonder by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
63 editions published between 1912 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looking for a stiff dose of classic fantasy? Look no further than Lord Dunsany's remarkably well-written collection, A Book of Wonder. This medley of fables, fantasy, and action-adventure will pique the interest of a wide array of readers. If you're in the mood for tales of quests, dragons, and brave warriors, this collection will definitely do the trick
The King of Elfland's daughter by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
37 editions published between 1924 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 664 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 627 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
Tales of war, by Lord Dunsany by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
31 editions published between 1918 and 2014 in English and Japanese and held by 581 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 Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
33 editions published between 1915 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 543 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 )
24 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 527 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 )
31 editions published between 1905 and 2014 in English and French and held by 525 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
The charwoman's shadow by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
19 editions published between 1926 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 483 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 three hemispheres by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
25 editions published between 1919 and 2014 in English and held by 473 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 Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
16 editions published between 1928 and 1929 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My Ireland by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
17 editions published between 1937 and 1950 in 3 languages and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Gods, men and ghosts; the best supernatural fiction of Lord Dunsany by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 378 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
The last book of wonder by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
13 editions published between 1916 and 2012 in English and held by 375 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
The curse of the wise woman by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
34 editions published between 1933 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story of an old man who recaptures the enchantment of his youth in Ireland
Alexander, & three small plays by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
11 editions published between 1925 and 1926 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Don Rodriguez; chronicles of Shadow Valley by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )
25 editions published between 1922 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 363 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
 
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