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The sword and sorcery anthology

by ebrary, Inc

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Published by Tachyon Publications in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy fiction,
  • Magic,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2011. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.

    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource]
    Pagination480 p.
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26644962M
    ISBN 101616960698
    ISBN 109781616960698, 9781616960933
    OCLC/WorldCa794328463

    The Sword & Sorcery Anthology is edited by David C. Hartwell and Jacob Weisman, trade paperback format, pages, retails at $ Nineteen stories and an introduction by David Drake. I found it interesting that David Hartwell did not write a non-fiction piece for the book. Get this from a library! The sword & sorcery anthology. [David G Hartwell; Jacob Weisman;] -- "Blood will flow, heads will roll, dragons will soar, and the dead shall rise. Journey to ancient cities ruled by sinister mages, storm-tossed seas where monsters dwell, mysterious towers full of.

      The Book of Swords is an anthology of sixteen “sword and sorcery” (or maybe “epic”) fantasy short stories (novelettes, really) edited by Gardner Dozois. What is “sword and sorcery”? The genre that consists of stories with swords and magic and kingdoms set in an alternative-kind-of-medieval land.   The Sword & Sorcery Anthology DOWNLOAD HERE. Blood will flow, heads will roll, dragons will soar, and the dead shall rise. Journey to ancient cities ruled by sinister mages, storm-tossed seas.

      DMR’s most recent books include two handsome Sword & Sorcery anthologies, Death Dealers & Diabolists and Warlords, Warlocks & Witches, both edited by D.M. Ritzlin, and a collection of pulp reprints featuring classic work by Manly Wade Wellman, Frederick Arnold Kummer, Jr, and Leigh Brackett: Heroes of Atlantis & Lemuria. Get this from a library! The sword & sorcery anthology. [David G Hartwell; Jacob Weisman;] -- Blood will flow, heads will roll, dragons will soar, and the dead shall rise. Journey to ancient cities ruled by sinister mages, storm-tossed seas where monsters dwell, mysterious towers full of.


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Howard, and his tales of Conan the Barbarian/5(14). Shelves: fantasy This is an anthology of short sword and sorcery stories with some of them being very hard to qualify as such. If there was ever an anthology called mixed bag, this is the one.

The quality of stories ranges from 'timeless classic' (5 stars) to 'why did I waste my time with it' (2 stars)/5. “Heroes and their mighty deeds populate the pages of this delightfully kitschy yet absorbing anthology of sword and sorcery short stories from the s onward.

Hartwell and Weisman have selected some of the best short-form work in the genre, starting with the originator, Robert E. Howard, and his tales of Conan the Barbarian/5(15). Sword & Sorcery Anthology (Paperback) - Common [Edited by Jacob Weisman Edited by David G. Hartwell] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Terrifying barbarians, cunning mages, and daring heroes run rampant through these exceptional examples of the exciting sword and sorcery genre. “Heroes and their mighty deeds populate the pages of this delightfully kitschy yet absorbing anthology of sword and sorcery short stories from the s onward.

Hartwell and Weisman have selected some of the best short-form work in the genre, starting with the originator, Robert E. Howard, and his tales of Conan the Barbarian/5(12). The Sword & Sorcery Anthology David G. Hartwell and Jacob Weisman, eds. Blood will flow, heads will roll, dragons will soar, and the dead shall rise.

Journey to ancient cities ruled by sinister mages, storm-tossed seas where monsters dwell, mysterious towers full of ancient secrets, and dark dungeons with untold treasures. "Heroes and their mighty deeds populate the pages of this delightfully kitschy yet absorbing anthology of sword and sorcery short stories from the s onward.

Hartwell and Weisman have selected some of the best short-form work in the genre, starting with the originator, Robert E. Howard, and his tales of Conan the s: Sword and sorcery (S&S) is a subgenre of fantasy characterized by sword-wielding heroes engaged in exciting and violent adventures.

An element of romance is often present, as is an element of magic and the works of high fantasy, the tales, though dramatic, focus mainly on personal battles rather than world-endangering matters.

Sword and sorcery. The Book of Swords is an anthology of fantasy stories collected by American author and anthologist Gardner Dozois, released in print on Octoand in audiobook on Octo The Book of Swords. DMR Books publishes fantasy, horror, and adventure fiction in the traditions of Robert E.

Howard, Clark Ashton Smith, H.P. Lovecraft, and other classic writers of the pulp era. We are dedicated to bringing you the latest cutting edge action/adventure fantasy fiction, as well as reprinting obscure gems from days past. Sword-and-sorcery appeals to strength, wish-fulfillment, acknowledges our species' fascination with violence, and celebrates self-determination.

The subgenre has a history of muscular dudes lording over mounds of corpses, often with a scantily clad female clinging to their muscular thigh. THE SWORD AND SORCERY ANTHOLOGY, unfortunately, falls far, far short of this stellar treatment.

First, there's no introductory essay(s) explaining what the editors believe Swords And Sorcery is, what its characteristics are, or what makes one story S&S and another not.

Nor are there any notes introducing the individual stories/5. This is a survey anthology, which means it covers some 7 decades of sword & sorcery, and that leaves only 1/7th of the book to cover the top new writers of the last decade.

And while I agree that it should certainly include both James Enge and Howard Jones, I can’t really fault the choices the editors did make — including Gene Wolfe.

Flashing Swords. is a series of fantasy anthologies published by Dell Books from to under the editorship of Lin Carter. It showcased the heroic fantasy work of the members of the Swordsmen and Sorcerers' Guild of America (SAGA), a somewhat informal literary group active from the s to the s, of which Carter was the guiding force.

THE SWORD & SORCERY ANTHOLOGY. Includes stories by Robert E. Howard, Karl Edward Wagner and others. Published The book is in good condition. Check out my other listings for additional items. MPORTANT NOTE: If multiple listings are purchased, I will provide a combined shipping/handling Rating: % positive.

Buy a cheap copy of The Sword & Sorcery Anthology book by Poul Anderson. Blood will flow, heads will roll, dragons will soar, and the dead shall rise.

Journey to ancient cities ruled by sinister mages, storm-tossed seas where monsters Free shipping over $   Back in the s, writer Lin Carter edited a series of Sword & Sorcery anthology books under the overall title Flashing Swords.

(and yes, the. Any softcover book which is at least " (or 19 cm) tall, or at least " ( cm) wide/deep. Sword and Sorceress book. Read 32 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Fans of sword-and-sorcery fantasy. Shelves: action-heroines, fantasy, got-from-bookmooch, short-stories.

In the series of anthologies of original stories which began with this volume, the late editor Bradley mines similar territory, and deals with 4/5(32).

Heroes and their mighty deeds populate the pages of this delightfully kitschy yet absorbing anthology of sword and sorcery short stories from the s onward.

Hartwell and Weisman have selected some of the best short-form work in the genre, starting with the originator, Robert E. Howard, and his tales of Conan the Barbarian. Tales of the Black Arts book.

Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Tales of the Black Arts: A Sword & Sorcery Anthology brings togeth /5(5). Heroes and their mighty deeds populate the pages of this delightfully kitschy, yet absorbing anthology of sword and sorcery short stories from the s onward.

Hartwell and Weisman have selected some of the best short-form work in the genre, starting with the originator, Robert E. Howard, and his tales of Conan the : Tachyon Publications.Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser are two sword-and-sorcery heroes appearing in stories written by American author Fritz are the protagonists of what are probably Leiber's best-known stories.

One of his motives in writing them was to have a couple of fantasy heroes closer to true human nature than the likes of Howard's Conan the Barbarian or Burroughs's Tarzan.