The Impulse of Fantasy Literature
by C. N. Manlove
The Kent State University Press, Kent, OH. 1983. Hardcover in dust jacket. 174 pages. (5¾ X 8¾). Preface by the author. Introduction: Traditional and Modern Fantasy by the author. An academic study of the wide variety in fantasy writing. The author examines the work of E. Nesbit, George MacDonald, Lord Dunsany, Mervyn Peake, and many other fantasy authors. There is a long section of notes on each chapter.
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