Fantastic Worlds

Author: Eric S. Rabkin
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198020244
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As the first international anthology to cover the entire scope of fantastic narrative, Fantastic Worlds presents over fifty tales, myths, and stories, ranging from Genesis to Ovid, Hans Christian Andersen to J.R.R. Tolkien, Edgar Allan Poe to James Thurber, and Franz Kafka to Italo Calvino. Including tales of fairies and elves, ghost stories, high fantasy, and stories of social criticism and the conflict between science and religion, this volume presents a diverse selection of writings that all share the same capacity to liberate the human spirit through the wild mental acrobatics of fantasy.
Fantastic Worlds
Language: en
Pages: 496
Authors: Eric S. Rabkin
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1979-06-07 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

As the first international anthology to cover the entire scope of fantastic narrative, Fantastic Worlds presents over fifty tales, myths, and stories, ranging from Genesis to Ovid, Hans Christian Andersen to J.R.R. Tolkien, Edgar Allan Poe to James Thurber, and Franz Kafka to Italo Calvino. Including tales of fairies and
Fantastic Worlds
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Thomas Kingsley Troupe
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08 - Publisher: Capstone

Fighting off brigands and thieves while exploring the wild. Searching for better quality weapons and armor. Exploring twisting tunnels and dark caverns while fighting increasingly difficult monsters. Fans of role-playing video games enjoy all these things and more. But what is the true story behind today's popular role-playing games? What
Worlds Fantastic, Worlds Familiar
Language: en
Pages: 239
Authors: Bonnie J. Buratti
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A senior planetary astronomer leads this personal tour of NASA's latest Solar System discoveries.
Future and Fantastic Worlds
Language: en
Pages: 297
Authors: Sheldon Jaffery
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987-01-01 - Publisher: Wildside Press LLC

Future and Fantastic Worlds embodies an unusual approach to the field of bibliographic research, including over 700 annotations of every DAW book published through mid-1987, with indexes by author, artist, and title, providing a massive guide to modern SF writers and their works, with much background data. Interspersed throughout the
Fantastic Worlds: A Fantasy Anthology
Language: en
Pages: 266
Authors: Christie Golden, Michaelbrent Collings, Paul Genesse, Cameron Dayton, Jacob Gowans, Michael Darling, Kevin L. Nielsen, Michael Moreci, Michelle Merrill, Michael D. Young, Jacque Stevens, Zachary James
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-10 - Publisher: Workman Publishing

"Not all anthologies are solid, but this one was excellent." —MYSF Reviews If you are a fan of sassy shapeshifters, delinquent genies, bioengineered merpeople, immortal storytellers, or anything within the realm of fantasy, this anthology has something for you! Twelve authors pool their talents to produce a wild ride through