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Wizardry and Wild Romance: A Study of Epic Fantasy
     

Wizardry and Wild Romance: A Study of Epic Fantasy

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by Michael Moorcock, Jeff VanderMeer, China Mieville (Introduction)
 

Newly revised and expanded by the author, this seminal study of epic fantasy analyzes the genre from its earliest beginnings in Medieval romances on through practitioners like Tolkien up to today's brightest lights.

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Newly revised and expanded by the author, this seminal study of epic fantasy analyzes the genre from its earliest beginnings in Medieval romances on through practitioners like Tolkien up to today's brightest lights.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781932265071
Publisher:
MonkeyBrain
Publication date:
10/01/2004
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.56(d)

Meet the Author

Born in London in 1939, Michael Moorcock is a prolific and award-winning writer with more than 80 works of fiction and non-fiction to his name. He is best known for his novels about the character Elric of Melniboné, a seminal influence on the fantasy genre in the 1960s and ’70s. In 2008, the London Times named Moorcock in their list of "The 50 greatest British writers since 1945."

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Wizardry and Wild Romance: A Study of Epic Fantasy 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
ericrosenfield More than 1 year ago
Perhaps the best criticism and history of fantasy in fiction, reaching back to the gothics and moving forward, written by one of the genre's foremost practitioners.