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Published by Chelsea House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy fiction, English -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • Fantasy fiction, American -- Bio-bibliography.,
  • Novelists, American -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Novelists, English -- Biography -- Dictionaries.,
  • Fantasy fiction, American -- Dictionaries.,
  • Fantasy fiction, English -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited and with an introduction by Harold Bloom.
    SeriesWriters of English
    ContributionsBloom, Harold.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR830.F3 C53 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 187 p. ;
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1400569M
    ISBN 100791022048, 0791022293
    LC Control Number93008346

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