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Kingdoms of Elfin

Sylvia Townsend Warner

Kingdoms of Elfin

by Sylvia Townsend Warner

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth (etc.) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fiction in English

  • Edition Notes

    This collection originally published: London : Chatto and Windus, 1977.

    Statement(by) Sylvia Townsend Warner.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(7),222p. ;
    Number of Pages222
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14945673M
    ISBN 100140048138
    OCLC/WorldCa12427315

    ‘A book for anyone who has heard the horns of Elfin in the distance at twilight, as much as it is for readers who crave fine literature and are certain that elves and their kingdoms are bosh.’ Neil Gaiman. Sylvia Townsend Warner’s last short stories were originally published in The New Yorker, and appeared in.   Read "Kingdoms of Elfin" by Sylvia Townsend Warner available from Rakuten Kobo. Endorsed with a cover blurb by Neil Gaiman ‘Handheld Classic’s republication this month is a triumph, with a beautiful A Brand: Handheld Press.

      More than fifty years after The Broken Sword first appeared, many readers and critics regard this book, Anderson’s first published novel, as a masterpiece and a classic of the fantasy genre. KINGDOMS OF ELFIN, by Sylvia Townsend Warner. View all covers for Kingdoms of Elfin (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page) Reviews Review by Mary S. Weinkauf () in Delap's F & SF Review, May

      The collection contains the four remaining Elfin stories not collected in The Kingdoms of Elfin (), her essay on the nature of fairies (), Warner’s take on Metamorphosis with ‘Stay, Corydon, Thou Swain’ (), and the entire contents of The Cat’s Cradle Book (), a collection of fables that mother cats tell to their kittens.   This book is a collection of 16 enchanting stories set in Elfin Kingdoms. They are centered around Elfin aristocracy, but there’s a parade of many other characters that make the stories richer, like common elfins, werewolves, humans, etc. The stories are loosely linked.


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KINGDOMS OF ELFIN, by Sylvia Townsend Warner Let us establish this at the very beginning: these are not Tolkiens elves, neither the noble and aloof elves of The Lord of the Rings, not the passionate and reckless elves of the they are passionate, it is of another type altogether.

They are sophisticated, fashionable creatures, egotistical, and selfish, and even though capable /5(41). Kingdoms of Elfin consists of sixteen stories most of which appeared in the New Yorker in the early to mid 's.

Warner's last work, it was published posthumously in The stories are loosely linked - an occasional character will appear in more than one story, a couple of Cited by: 2. Kingdoms of Elfin consists of sixteen stories most of which appeared in the New Yorker in the early to mid 's.

Warner's last work, it was published posthumously in The stories are loosely linked - an occasional character will appear in more than one story, a couple of /5(13). ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: map ; 21 cm. Contents: The one and the otherThe five black swansElphenor and WeaselThe blameless triangleThe revolt at BrocéliandeThe mortal milkBeliardVisitors to a castleThe power of cookeryWinged creaturesThe search for an ancestressThe climate of exileThe late Sir Glamie.

Warner explores the morals, domestic practices, politics and passions of the Kingdoms of Elfin by following their affairs with mortals, and their daring flights across the North Sea.

The Kingdoms of Brocéliande in France, Zuy in the Low Countries, Gedanken in Austria and Blokula in Lappland entertain Ambassadors, hunt with wolves and rear Brand: Handheld Press.

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London: Chatto and Windus, Warner explores the morals, domestic practices, politics and passions of the Kingdoms of Elfin by following their affairs with mortals, and their daring flights across the North Sea. The Kingdoms of Brocéliande in France, Zuy in the Low Countries, Gedanken in Austria and Blokula in Lappland entertain Ambassadors, hunt with wolves and rear /5(8).

This book is like nothing I have ever read before. It’s scholarly, lush, poetic, and full of magic. Handheld Press were kind enough to send me an advance copy of this beautiful reprint of Sylvia Townsend Warner’s short stories, Kingdoms of Elfin, and it turned out to be one of the most breathtaking and magical reads of the year.

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Kingdoms of Elfin by Sylvia Townsend Warner,Viking Press edition, in EnglishCited by: 2. Written at the end of her life and published mostly in the New Yorker, the stories in Kingdoms Of Elfin by Sylvia Townsend Warner are a unique and striking take on fairy mythology.

Across these sixteen short stories, Warner explores fairy civilisation, which exists alongside human history but entirely separate from it. Fiona Mountain is in conversation with Kate Macdonald about Handheld’s republication of Kingdoms of Elfin.

Sylvia Townsend Warner’s final collection of short stories was originally published. The stories in Kingdoms of Elfin were written after Ackland’s death. An interconnected series of tales, they can be read as standalones, or as a group.

An interconnected series of tales, they. Sylvia Townsend Warner wrote one great fantasy novel, Lolly Willowes, at the beginning of her remarkable writing career, and one great book of linked short stories, Kingdoms of Elfin, at the very ’s a glorious sequence of stories, in which the courts of Elfin existed through history in our world, with their own customs and manners, attendants and events.

Book Review: Kingdoms of Elfin by Sylvia Townsend Warner “A book for anyone who has heard the horns of Elfin in the distance at twilight, as much as it is for readers who crave fine literature and are certain that elves and their kingdoms are bosh.” – Neil Gaiman.

Buy this book and appreciate it for yourself. Harriet is one of the editors of Shiny New Books and has visited Broceliande but sadly did not see any fairies. Harriet interviews Kate MacDonald, publisher at Handheld Books here. Sylvia Townsend Warner, Kingdoms of Elfin (Handheld Press, ).pp., paperback original.

A collection of short stories about the Elfin kingdoms as Sylvia Townsend Warner imagined them. These elves are not gentle or necessarily wise and definitely not jolly or cute. They are cold, austere, often cruel and careless. Elegant and dazzling for sure but not lovely.Kingdoms of Elfin by Warner, Sylvia Townsend, Publication date Topics Fairies Publisher China-America Digital Academic Library (CADAL) Contributor Internet Archive Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files.

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