By S. T. Joshi

ISBN-10: 0810892340

ISBN-13: 9780810892347

From the booklet of his first ebook in 1905 until eventually his loss of life, Lord Dunsany (1878–1957) used to be an immensely well known Anglo-Irish author. He has lengthy been widespread within the geographical regions of fable, horror, and supernatural fiction and used to be a pal and colleague of writers W. B. Yeats, girl Gregory, James Stephens, and Oliver St. John Gogarty. lately he has loved a resurgence as a pioneering myth author and a massive impact on later paintings within the style.

Critical Essays on Lord Dunsany is the 1st quantity to collect experiences of Dunsany’s brief fiction, novels, performs, and memoirs, in addition to discussions of his effect on such writers as J. R. R. Tolkien and H. P. Lovecraft. The ebook additionally comprises early articles and experiences through Yeats, Lovecraft, H. L. Mencken, Rebecca West, and Arthur C. Clarke. Seven unique essays by means of prime modern students on Dunsany learn using medieval archetypes in his delusion novels; the uniqueness of his habitual personality, clubman Joseph Jorkens; the impression of Don Quixote on his first novel, The Chronicles of Rodriguez (1922); the therapy of faith in his later novels; and different subjects.

This anthology offers a complete photograph of Dunsany’s detailed paintings and his contribution to delusion fiction and global literature. creating a case for the continuing examine of this missed yet highly influential author, Critical Essays on Lord Dunsany will be of significant curiosity to fanatics of Dunsany’s paintings in addition to scholars and students of fable, horror, the supernatural, and Irish literature.

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