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Lord Dunsany (1878–1957)

Author of The King of Elfland's Daughter

Includes the names: Lord Dunsay, Los Dunsany, Lord Dunsany, Lord Dunsany, Lord Dunsany, Edward Dunsay, Lordi Dunsany, Lorde Dunsany, Baron Dunsany, Edward Dunsany ... (see complete list), lordi. Dunsany, Alfred Dunsany, ダンセイニ, Edward J. Dunsany, Lord; B497 Dunsany, ダンセイニ卿, Lord Edward Dunsany, Edward Lord Dunsany, Edward John Dunsany, ['Lord'] ['Dunsany'], Dunsany; Lord Dunsany, J.M.D. Edward Plunkett, Edward J. Lord Dunsany, Edward J. Lord Dunsany, Dunsany; Lord Dunsany,, Lore Edward John Dunsany, Lord Edward John Dunsany, ロード ダンセイニ, Edward John Moreton Dunsany, ロード・ダンセイニ, Lord Edward Plunkett Dunsany, Edward Plunkett Lord Dunsany, Эдвард Дансейни, Baron Dunsany Edward Plunkett, Baron Edward Plunkett Dunsany, Baron. Edward Plunkett Dunsany, Lord Dunsany (Edward Plunkett), Lord J. M. D. Plunkett) (Edward, Lin (intro) Lord; Carter Dunsany, Edward Plunkett 18th Baron of Dunsany, E.J.M.D. (18th Baron Dunsany) Plunkett, John Henry Morton Drax Plunket Dunsany, Lord Dunsany, E., J., M., Drax, Plumknett, Edward J. M. D. Plunkett 18th baron Dunsany, 18th Baron Dunsany Edward John M. D. Plunkett, Lord Dunsany Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Edward J. Moreton Arax Plunkett Dunsany , Lord, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Baron Dunsany, Baron Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany, Baron Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Lord Pseud.) Plunket Dunsany, Edward John) Lord Dunsany (Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron Duns Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Lord (pen name of Edward John Moreton Drax Plunket, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett 18th Baron Dunsa, Dunsany; Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett Baron Dunsany, (18th Baron of) Lord Dunsany Edward J(ohn) M(oreton) D(rax) Plunkett, Edward; Lord Dunsany; Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett; 18th Baron of Plunkett

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Though during his lifetime the Irish nobleman Lord Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, the 18th Baron Dunsany, was perhaps regarded as a minor talent, his somber short fantasies and novels had a significant impact on the development of fantasy and horror fiction. In real life, Dunsany was as interesting and versatile as anyone about whom he wrote. He was an African big-game hunter, a soldier in both the Boer War and World War I, and was wounded in the 1916 Irish Easter Rebellion. He was also the national chess champion of Ireland. Dunsany's first short story collection, The Gods of Pegana, was published in 1905 and was soon followed by other fantasy anthologies, including Time and the Gods (1906) and The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories (1908), among others. These stories are distinguished by their elegant, fairy tale settings and Dunsany's unique, macabre sense of humor. Dunsany's novels, such as The King of Elfland's Daughter (1924) and The Charwoman's Shadow (1926), are considered fantasy classics. Although Dunsany wrote prodigiously and with great versatility throughout his life, many regard his early, highly stylized short fiction to be his best work, and his most important. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from The King of Elfland's Daughter… (more)
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Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, 18th Baron Dunsany (1878-1957); Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist, notable for his work in fantasy published under the name Lord Dunsany
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