Lord Dunsany might be one of the most influential fantasy writers of all time, but he’s a lot less well known than Tolkein et al. Why is this?
And is his lack of fame justified? Find out in this week’s Shelf Bound Books.
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We discussed the possible influence on Tolkein on the podcast – find out more here
And his influence extended toward the “Weird” as well
The always excellent Victorian Web has a great resources page on Lord Dunsany
Or read a different biography here
Read the famous Ursula LeGuin essay, “From Elfland to Poughkeepsie”. Discussion of Dunsany starts on page 149
Or read about Lord Dunsany’s chess variant
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