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Dunsany Lord 1878-1957

Overview
Works: 795 works in 2,785 publications in 6 languages and 38,212 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Short stories  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  One-act plays  Juvenile works  Drama  Novels  Poetry 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Contributor, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, wpr, Correspondent, Librettist, Speaker
Classifications: PR6007.U6, 823.912
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If : a play in four acts by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( )

46 editions published between 1916 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,765 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 Dunsany( )

67 editions published between 1915 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 1,503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes how to grow many kinds of plants indoors and explains how and why plants grow
A dreamer's tales by Dunsany( Book )

66 editions published between 1901 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"All ready, Miss Welse, though 'I'm sorry we can't spare one of the steamer's boats.' Frona Welse arose with alacrity and cme to the first officer's side. 'We're so busy,' he explained, 'and gold-rushers are such perishable freight, at least--' 'I understand,' she interrupted, 'and I, too, am behaving as though I were perishable. And I am sorry for the trouble I am giving you, but--but--'She turned quickly and pointed to the shore. 'Do you see that big log-house? Between the clump of pines and the river? I was born there.' 'Guess I'd be in a hurry myself,' he muttered, sympathetically, as he piloted her along the crowded deck. Everybody was in everybody's else's way; nor was there one who failed to proclaimed it at the top of his lungs,..."--Page [4] of cover
Tales of war by Dunsany( )

46 editions published between 1918 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,049 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
Fifty-one tales by Dunsany( Book )

59 editions published between 1915 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 965 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
Time and the gods by Dunsany( )

41 editions published between 1905 and 2019 in English and French and held by 867 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
Tales of three hemispheres by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( )

39 editions published between 1919 and 2019 in English and held by 842 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
Five plays ... by Dunsany( Book )

49 editions published between 1914 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The King of Elfland's daughter by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( Book )

66 editions published between 1924 and 2020 in 5 languages and held by 774 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
Unhappy far-off things by Dunsany( )

34 editions published between 1901 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 773 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 book of wonder by LORD DUNSANY( )

49 editions published between 1915 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 705 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
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 )

37 editions published between 1901 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 676 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gods of Pegāna by Dunsany( )

53 editions published between 1905 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 675 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 modern short story in the making by Whit Burnett( Book )

1 edition published in 1964 in English and held by 623 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
Plays of near and far by Dunsany( Book )

29 editions published between 1922 and 2019 in English and held by 597 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 )

2 editions published in 1934 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Art of playwriting; lectures delivered at the University of Pennsylvania on the Mask and Wig Foundation by Jesse Lynch Williams( )

8 editions published between 1928 and 2016 in English and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion of technique, audience, inspiration, production, and construction in playwriting by prominent authorities in the field. The Mask and Wig Foundation
Tales of wonder by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany( )

30 editions published between 1805 and 2019 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Tale of LondonThirteen at TableThe City on Mallington MoorWhy the Milkman Shudders When He Perceives the DawnThe Bad Old Woman in BlackThe Bird of the Difficult EyeThe Long Porter's TaleThe Loot of LomaThe Secret of the SeaHow Ali Came to the Black Country (audiobook)<spa
Selections from the writings of Lord Dunsany by Dunsany( )

28 editions published between 1901 and 2019 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writer Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, the 18th Baron of Dunsany, was a fascinating literary figure who made his mark in a staggering array of genres and styles, ranging from poetry to plays and beyond. Along the way, he emerged as one of the most influential figures in the early development of the genres of science fiction and fantasy. This wide-ranging collection provides an interesting introduction to Dunsany's body of work
Don Rodriguez : chronicles of Shadow Valley by Lord Dunsany( Book )

40 editions published between 1901 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 486 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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