The Encyclopedia of Fantasy. Front Cover. John Clute, John Grant. St. Martin’s Press, Mar 15, – Literary Criticism – pages. Written by John Clute and John Grant, it’s a compendium of information movie was released, Encyclopedia of Fantasy will be there for you. The Encyclopedia of Fantasy has ratings and 22 reviews. Kingsley Amis The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction by John Clute Supergods by Grant Morrison .

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I can’t live without it now. Simple really, the leader in authoritative knowledge on the subject. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Martin’s Griffin first published April 1st geant August 6, at 1: If there is a better reference work for the fantasy genre, I don’t know what it is.

With more than 4, entries and over one million words, this volume covers every aspect of fantasy-literature, film, television, opera, art, and comics.

Apr 20, Grat rated it really liked it. Jun 05, Shellie Layers of Thought rated it it was amazing Shelves: I bought the hardcover back when it first came out and always wished that it would be put onto CD-Rom to match the SF Encyclopedia. Views Read Edit View history.


Palgrave Macmillan; edition May 13, Language: His novel Appleseed, a space opera, was noted for its “combination of ideational fecundity and combustible language” and was selected as a New York Times Notable Book for It was worth every penny. Some readers have dinged it for this. Still, the reader has to wonder about entries such as “Pornographic Fantasy Movies” which is so vague “few researchers jonn willing to sit through the stuff Creatures, Places, and People.

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The book’s main value is its cross-referencing. Clute is still in negotiations to issue the Encyclopedia on CD-Rom.

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I have not read the whole book jojn it is immensebut the items I have look up are pretty good. Further small corrections have been made as they come to light, but it has not been possible to carry out a full updating of this large text.


The Encyclopedia of Fantasy by John Clute and John Grant

Marsha rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Wide ranging look at a specific type of read for fans and researchers of the genre- perfect if you’re in the field or interested in finding some new things to read. This huge volume is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of the fantasy field, offering an exciting new analysis of this highly diverse and hugely popular sphere of literature, from precursors such as Shakespeare and Dante, through Lewis Carroll, George MacDonald and L. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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