Who invented the modern fantasy genre?
ottertee at silverwinggraphics.com
Sun Aug 22 13:31:22 EDT 2004
On Saturday, August 21, 2004, at 07:42 AM, minnow at belfry.org.uk wrote:
> When trying to remember what fantasy I was reading in the late sixties
> reluctantly leaving Peter S. Beagle out of it as having been rather
> by most people) I am reminded that Andre Norton's *Witch World* series
> going in, um 1963? There was also Anne McCaffrey's Dragonlot,
> starting in
> 1970: she claims they're SF, but honestly, I think the early ones were
> FantasyLand really. That's just a bit before Thomas Covenant too,
> were 1977. I'd say either of those two writers had more influence on
> got written later than Donaldson did.
Ooooooh! I _love_ Peter Beagle.
If at first the idea is not absurd, then there
is no hope for it.
- A. Einstein
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