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“A superb collection, a splendid and much-needed book. Anderson has cleared away the dross and shown us the golden roots of fantasy before it became a genre.”–Michael Moorcock, author of The Eternal ChampionMany of today’s top names in fantasy acknowledge J.R.R. Tolkien as the author whose work inspired them to create their own epics. But which writers influenced Tolkien himself? In a collection destined to become a classic in its own right, internationally recognized Tolkien expert Douglas A. Anderson, editor of The Annotated Hobbit, has gathered the fiction of the many gifted authors who sparked Tolkien’s imagination. Included are Andrew Lang’s romantic swashbuckler “The Story of Sigurd,” which features magic rings and a ferocious dragon; an excerpt from E. A. Wyke-Smith’s The Marvelous Land of Snergs, about creatures who were precursors to Tolkien’s hobbits; and a never-before-published gem by David Lindsay, author of A Voyage to Arcturus, a novel that Tolkien praised highly both as a thriller and as a work of philosophy, religion, and morality.In stories packed with magical journeys, conflicted heroes, and terrible beasts, this extraordinary volume is one that no fan of fantasy or Tolkien should be without. These tales just might inspire a new generation of creative writers. Douglas A. Anderson, Books, Science Fiction and Fantasy, Tales Before Tolkien: The Roots Of Modern Fantasy: The Roots Of Modern Fantasy Books>Science Fiction and Fantasy, Random House Publishing Group

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A superb collection, a splendid and much-needed book. Anderson has cleared away the dross and shown us the golden roots of fantasy before it became a genre."-Michael Moorcock, author of The Eternal ChampionMany of today's top names in fantasy acknowledge J.R.R. Tolkien as the author whose work inspired them to create their own epics. But which writers influenced Tolkien himself? In a collection destined to become a classic in its own right, internationally recognized Tolkien expert Douglas A. Anderson, editor of The Annotated Hobbit, has gathered the fiction of the many gifted authors who sparked Tolkien's imagination. Included are Andrew Lang's romantic swashbuckler "The Story of Sigurd," which features magic rings and a ferocious dragon; an excerpt from E. A. Wyke-Smith's The Marvelous Land of Snergs, about creatures who were precursors to Tolkien's hobbits; and a never-before-published gem by David Lindsay, author of A Voyage to Arcturus, a novel that Tolkien praised highly both as a thriller and as a work of philosophy, religion, and morality.In stories packed with magical journeys, conflicted heroes, and terrible beasts, this extraordinary volume is one that no fan of fantasy or Tolkien should be without. These tales just might inspire a new generation of creative writers. anthologies,anthologies and literary collections,fantasy epics,fantasy,fiction,general,literature and fiction,science fiction and fantasy,short stories Fantasy Epics, Del Rey

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Tales Before Tolkien: The Roots of Modern Fantasy
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Douglas A. Anderson

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Tales Before Tolkien: The Roots of Modern Fantasy

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This collection of 22 stories from the early 20th century showcases works by such fantasy legends as George MacDonald, Lord Dunsany, William Morris, and E. Nesbit, all who inspired the creator of "The Lord of the Rings."

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780345458568
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0345458567
Paperback
Publishing year: 2005
Publisher: DELREY
517 Pages
Weight: 0,249 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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