Modern Classics of Fantasy

Modern Classics of Fantasy

by Gardner Dozois
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312169310

ISBN-13: 9780312169312

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

This wonderful collection celebrates fantasy's heydey with 33 masterpieces of short fiction, ranging from 1940s stories by L. Sprague de Camp, H. L. Gold, Fritz Leiber, and Manly Wade Wellman to more recent tales by such towering modern talents as Peter S. Beagle, Terry Bisson, James P. Blaylock, Suzy McKee Charnas, John Crowley, Tanith Lee, Ursula K. Le Guin, Lucius…  See more details below

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This wonderful collection celebrates fantasy's heydey with 33 masterpieces of short fiction, ranging from 1940s stories by L. Sprague de Camp, H. L. Gold, Fritz Leiber, and Manly Wade Wellman to more recent tales by such towering modern talents as Peter S. Beagle, Terry Bisson, James P. Blaylock, Suzy McKee Charnas, John Crowley, Tanith Lee, Ursula K. Le Guin, Lucius Shepard, Michael Swanwick, JaneYolen, and Roger Zelazny.

Just as Gardner Dozois's anthology Modern Classics of Science Fiction (SMP, 1992) has helped new generations of readers and old fans discover the genre's finest short stories, so too shall this volume allow readers to find in one volume more than two dozen masterworks of fantasy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312169312
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
1.48(w) x 5.00(h) x 8.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Trouble with Water1
The Gnarly Man18
The Golem38
Walk Like a Mountain44
Extempore58
Space-Time for Springers69
Scylla's Daughter80
The Overworld131
The Signaller155
The Manor of Roses182
Death and the Executioner232
The Configuration of the North Shore266
Two Sadnesses278
The Tale of Hauk291
Manatee Gal Ain't You Coming Out Tonight309
The Troll339
The Sleep of Trees349
God's Hooks!359
The Man Who Painted the Dragon Griaule377
A Cabin on the Coast401
Paper Dragons412
Into Gold427
Flowers of Edo451
Buffalo Gals, Won't You Come Out Tonight472
A Gift of the People497
Missolonghi 1824513
Bears Discover Fire522
Blunderbore531
Death and the Lady540
The Changeling's Tale569
Professor Gottesman and the Indian Rhinoceros584
Beauty and the Opera or the Phantom Beast602
Recommended Reading643

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