The Fantasy Book. The Ghostly, The Gothic,The Magical, The Unreal

Rottensteiner Franz

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Thames And Hudson
Publisher Place: London
Publisher Year: 1978
Edition: First Edition

Description: 160 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout. The only exception is a small inscription to the inside page and part of the last index page is missing.

Publishers Description: Contents include: Gothic origins / Early grandmasters of fantasy: E. T. A. Hoffman, Edgar Allan Poe, Gogol, and Russian fantasy / Themes and characters: Vampires, A gentleman from Transylvania, Werewolves, The Golem / Ghost and horror stories in Britain: Victorian ghost stories, Le Fanu and others, The classic English ghost story, M.R. James and others, Psychic subtleties, de la Mare, Machen, Blackwood / Horror in the USA: Bierce and the inheritance of Poe, The demonic vision of H. P, Lovecraft, Horror publishers: Arkhamn House and others, The Cthulhu Mythos, The Magazines: Weird Tales and others / Alternative worlds: William Morris, Lord Dunsany, J.R.R. Tolkien / Fantasy and popular fiction: Exotic adventure, Rider Haggard / The lighter side of fantasy: Lewis Carroll, Unknown Worlds / Fantasy and the search for meaning: C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, Franz Kafka, Mervyn Peake / The international contribution / Fantasy now / Bibliography / index.

ISBN: 0500271194

(116981)

160 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout. The only exception is a small inscription to the inside page and part of the last index page is missing.

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