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The Big Book of Classic Fantasy

The Big Book of Classic Fantasy: The Ultimate Collection

anthology

Edited by Ann VanderMeer & Jeff VanderMeer

Published: Vintage Books - trade paperback - 2019
ISBN: 0525435565 / 9780525435563

Vintage Books - e-book - 2019
eISBN: 0525435573 / 9780525435570
ASIN: B07KVM4J1N


contents
Introduction ( The Big Book of Classic Fantasy ) - essay by Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer
The Queen's Son - short story by Bettina von Arnim ( aka Der Königssohn 1808 ) ( translated by Gio Clairval )
Hans-My-Hedgehog ( KHM ( Kinder und Hausmärchen ) - short story by Jacob Grimm and Wilhelm Grimm ( aka Hans mein Igel 1815 ) ( translated by unknown )
The Story of the Hard Nut - short story by E. T. A. Hoffmann ( aka Das Märchen von der harten Nuß 1816 ) ( translated by Major Alex. Ewing )
Rip Van Winkle: A Posthumous Writing of Dierdrich Knickerbocker - short story by Washington Irving ( variant of Rip Van Winkle 1819 ) ( 1850 )
The Luck of the Bean Rows: A Fairy Tale for Lucky Children - short story by Charles Nodier ( aka Trésor des Fèves et Fleur des Pois 1822 ) ( translated by unknown )
Transformation- short story by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley ( variant of The Transformation 1830 ) ( 1891 )
The Nest of Nightingales - short story by Théophile Gautier ( aka Le nid de rossignols 1834 ) ( translated by George Burnham Ives )
The Fairytale About a Dead Body, Belonging to No One Knows Whom - short story by Vladimir Odoesvsky ( Владимир Одоевский ) ( aka Сказка о мёртвом теле, неизвестно кому принадлежащем 1833 ) ( translated by Ekaterina Sedia )
The Story of the Goblins Who Stole a Sexton - short story by Charles Dickens ( 1836 )
The Nose - short story by Nikolai Gogol ( Николай Гоголь ) ( aka Нос 1836 ) ( translated by Claud Field )
The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar - short story by Edgar Allan Poe ( 1845 )
The Story of Jeon Unchi - novelette by Anonymous ( aka 전우치 unknown ) ( translated by Minsoo Kang )
Feathertop: A Moralized Legend - short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne ( 1852 )
Master Zacharius - novelette by Jules Verne ( aka Maître Zacharius ou l'horloger qui avait perdu son âme 1854 ) ( 1874 )
The Frost King; or, The Power of Love - short story by Louisa May Alcott ( 1855 )
The Tartarus of Maids - short story by Herman Melville ( 1855 )
The Magic Mirror - short story by George MacDonald ( 1858 )
The Diamond Lens - novelette by Fitz-James O'Brien ( 1858 )
Goblin Market - poem by Christina Rossetti ( 1859 )
The Will-o'-the-Wisps Are in Town - short story by Hans Christian Andersen ( aka Lygtemændene ere i Byen, sagde Mosekonen 1865 ) ( translated by H.P. Paul )
The Legend of the Pale Maiden ( from Seven Brothers ) - excerpt by Aleksis Kivi ( from Seitsemän veljestä 1870 ) ( translated by David Hackston )
Looking-Glass House ( from Alice Through the Looking Glass) - short fiction by Lewis Carroll ( 1872 )
Furnica; or, The Queen of the Ants - short story by Carmen Sylva
The Story of Iván the Fool - novelette by Leo Tolstoy ( Лев Толстой ) ( aka Сказка об Иване-дураке и его двух братьях: Семене-воине и Тарасе-брюхане, и немой сестре Маланье, и о старом дьяволе и трех чертенятах 1886 ) ( translated by Louise & Aylmer Maude )
The Goophered Grapevine - short fiction by Charles W. Chestnutt
The Bee-Man of Orn- short story by Frank R. Stockton ( 1887 )
The Remarkable Rocket - short story by Oscar Wilde ( 1888 )
The Ensouled Violin - novelette by H. P. Blavatskaya
The Death of Odjigh - short story by Marcel Schwob ( aka La mort d'Odjigh 1892 ) ( translated by Kit Schluter )
The Terrestrial Fire - short story by Marcel Schwob ( aka L'incendie terrestre 1892 ) ( translated by Kit Schluter )
The Kingdom of Cards - short story by Rabindranath Tagore ( রবীন্দ্রনাথ ঠাকুর ) ( aka একটি আষাঢ়ে গল্প 1892 ) ( translated by Rabindranath Tagore 1916 )
The Other Side: A Breton Legend - short story by Count Eric Stanislaus Stenbock (variant of The Other Side 1893 )
The Fulness of Life - short story by Edith Wharton ( 1993 )
Prince Alberic and the Snake Lady - novella by Vernon Lee ( 1896 )
The Little Room - short story by Madeline Yale Wynne ( 1895 )
The Plattner Story - short story by H. G. Wells ( 1896 )
The Princess Baladina - Her Adventure - short story by Willa Cather ( 1896 )
Reluctant Dragon - novelette by Kenneth Grahame ( 1898 )
Iktomi and the Ducks - ( Iktomi Tales ) short story by Zitkala-Ša ( 1901 )
Iktomi's Blanke ( Iktomi Tales ) short story by Zitkala-Ša ( 1901 )
Iktomi and the Muskrat ( Iktomi Tales ) - short story by Zitkala-Ša ( 1901 )
Iktomi and the Coyote ( Iktomi Tales ) - short story by Zitkala-Ša ( 1901 )
Iktomi and the Fawn ( Iktomi Tales ) - short story by Zitkala-Ša ( 1901 )
Marionettes - short story by Louis Fréchette ( aka Les marionnettes 1902 ) ( translated by Gio Clarival)
Dance of the Comets: An Astral Pantomime in Two Acts - short fiction by Paul Scheerbart ( aka Kometentanz 1903 ) ( translated by W.C. Bamberger )
The White People - novelette by Arthur Machen ( 1904 )
Blamol - short story by Gustav Meyrink ( aka Blamol 1903) ( translated by Gio Clarival )
Goblins: A Logging Camp Story - short story by Louis Fréchette ( aka Les lutins 1905 ) ( translated by Gio Clairval )
Sowbread - short story by Grazia Deledda ( aka Gio Clairval ) Il ciclamino 1908)
The Angry Street ( Club of Queer Trades ) - short story by G. K. Chesterton ( variant of A Somewhat Improbable Story 1908 ) ( 1972 )
The Aunt and Amabel - short story by E. Nesbit ( 1909 )
Sacrifice - short story by Aleksey Remizov ( Алексей Ремизов ) ( aka Жертва 1909 ) ( translated by Ekaterina Sedia )
The Princess Steel - short story by W. E. B. Du Bois
447 • The Hump - short story by Fernan Caballero|Fernán Caballero ( aka La joroba 1911 ) ( translated by Marian & James Womack )
The Celestial Omnibus - short story by E. M. Forster ( 1908 )
The Legend of the Ice Babies - short story by E. Pauline Johnson ( 1911 )
The Last Redoubt ( excerpt from The Night Land ) - short fiction by William Hope Hodgson
Jack Pumpkinhead and the Sawhorse ( Little Wizard Stories 5 ) - short story by L. Frank Baum ( 1913 )
The Plant Men ( excerpt from The Gods of Mars ) - short fiction by Edgar Rice Burroughs
Strange News from Another Star - novelette by Hermann Hesse ( aka Merkwürdige Nachricht von einem andern Stern 1919 ) ( translated by unknown )
The Metamorphosis ( Gregor Samsa 1 ] - novella by Franz Kafka ( aka Die Verwandlung 1915 ) ( translated by Ian Johnston 2009 )
The Hoard of the Gibbelins - short story by Lord Dunsany ( 1911 )
Through the Dragon Glass - short story by A. Merritt ( 1917 )
David Blaize and the Blue Door ( excerpt ) - short fiction by E. F. Benson
The Big Bestiary of Modern Literature ( excerpt ) - short fiction by Franz Blei ( from Das große Bestiarum der modernen Literatur 1922 ) ( translated by Gio Clairval )
The Alligator War - short story by Horacio Quiroga ( aka La Guerra de los vacarés 1918 ) ( translated by Arthur Livingston )
Friend Island - short story by Francis Stevens ( 1918 )
Magic Comes to a Committee ( excerpt from Living Alone ) - short fiction by Stella Benson
Gramophone of the Ages - short story by Yefim Zozulya ( Ефим Зозуля ) ( aka Граммофон веков 1919 ) ( translated by Ekaterina Sedia )
Joiwind ( excerpt from A Voyage to Arcturus ) - short fiction by David Lindsay
Sound in the Mountain - short story by Maurice Renard ( aka La rumeur dans la montagne 1920 ) ( translated by Gio Clairval )
610 • Sennin ( Immortal ) - short story by Ryunosuke Akutagawa|Ryūnosuke Akutagawa ( 芥川龍之介 ) ( aka 仙人 1916 ) ( translated by Gio Clairval )
Koshtra Pivrarcha ( excerpt from The Worm Ouroboros ) - short fiction by E. R. Eddison
At the Border - short story by Der Nister ( דער נסתּר ) ( aka אויפן גרעניץ ) ( translated by Joseph Tomaras ) ( 1922 )
The Marvelous Exploits of Paul Bunyan: As Told in the Camps of the White Pine Lumbermen for Generations During Which Time the Loggers Have Pioneered the Way Through the North Woods form Maine to California Collected from Various Sources and Embellished for Publication - short story by W. B. Laughead ( 1922 )
Talkative Domovoi - short story by Alexandr Grin ( Александр Грин ) ( aka Словоохотливый домовой 1923 ) ( translated by Ekaternina Sedia )
The Ratcatcher - novelette by Alexandr Grin ( Александр Грин ) ( aka Крысолов 1924 ) ( translated by Ekaterina Sedia )
The Shadow Kingdom ( Kull of Valusia ) - novelette by Robert E. Howard ( 1929 )
The Man Traveling with the Brocade Portrait - novelette by Edogawa Ranpo ( 江戸川乱歩 ) ( aka 押絵と旅する男 1929 ) ( translated by Michael Tangeman )
A Visit to the Museum - short story by Vladimir Nabokov ( aka Посещение музея 1939 ) ( translated by Dmitri Nabokov )
The Water Sprite's Tale - short story by Karel Čapek ( aka Pohádka vodnická 1932 ) ( translated by Dagmar Herrmann )
The Capital of Cat Country ( from Cat Country ) - excerpt by Lao She ( 舒庆春 ) ( from 猫城记 1932 ) ( translated by Willam A. Lyell )
The Spirit Chief Names the Animal People ( Coyote Stories ) - short story by Mourning Dove ( 1933 )
Coyote Juggles His Eyes ( Coyote Stories )- short story by Mourning Dove ( 1933 )
Uncle Monda - short story by Zora Neale Hurston ( 1934 )
Rose-Cold, Moon Skater - short story by María Teresa León ( aka Rosa-Fria, patinadora de la luna 1934 ) ( translated by Marian & James Womack )
A Night of the High Season - short story by Bruno Schulz ( aka Noc wielkiego sezonu 1934 ) ( translated by John Curran Davis )
The Influence of the Sun - short story by Fernand Dumont ( aka L'influence du Soleil 1935 ) ( translated by Gio Clairval )
The Town of Cats - short story by Hagiwara Sakutarō (萩原朔太郎 ) ( aka 猫町 1935 ) ( translated by Jeffrey Angles 2008 )
The Debutante - short story by Leonora Carrington| ( aka La débutante 1939 ) ( translated by unknown 2017 )
The Jewels in the Forest ( Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser ) - novelette by Fritz Leiber ( 1939 )
Evening Primrose - short story by John Collier( 1940 )
The Coming of the White Worm ( Hyperborea ) - short story by Clark Ashton Smith ( 1941 )
The Man Who Could Walk Through Walls - short story by Marcel Aymé ( aka Le passe-muraille 1941 ) ( translated by Sophie Lewis )
Leaf by Niggle - short story by J. R. R. Tolkien ( 1964 )
About the Translators ( The Big Book of Classic Fantasy ) - essay by Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer
About the Editors ( The Big Book of Classic Fantasy ) - essay by Ann VanderMeer and Jeff VanderMeer


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