Victorian Fantasy Authors

Visual Arts

Fantasy literature thrived in the second half of the twentieth century. Leading authors include Peter S. Beagle, Stephen Donaldson, Ursula K. LeGuin, C. S. Lewis, Ann McCaffrey, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Gene Wolfe.

Selected Bibliography

The Aesthetics of Fantasy Literature and Art. Ed. Roger C. Schlobin. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1982; London: Harvester, 1982. [Contains useful bibliographical guides.]

Fantastic Illustration and Design in Britain, 1850-1930. Providence, Rhode Island School of Design.

Manlove, C. N. Modern Fantasy: Five Studies. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1975.

Rabkin, Eric S.The Fantastic in Literature. Princeton: Princeton UP, 1976.

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