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Author photo. Copyright by Morrall-Hoole Studios, 1919 <br>(LoC Prints and Photographs Division, <br>LC-USZ62-103850) <br>(retouched to remove writing)

Copyright by Morrall-Hoole Studios, 1919
(LoC Prints and Photographs Division,
(retouched to remove writing)

Lord Dunsany (1878–1957)

Author of The King of Elfland's Daughter

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