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The gods of Pegāna

Lord Dunsany

The gods of Pegāna

by Lord Dunsany

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Published by E. Mathews in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

RBSC copy 2: With the bookplate of Evelyn Stuart Moore [i.e. Evelyn Underhill]

Statementby Lord Dunsany ; with illus. in photogravure by S.H. Sime.
ContributionsSime, Sidney Herbert, 1867-1941, Underhill, Evelyn, 1875-1941 (bookplate)
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 94, [1] p., [8 ] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages94
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18876193M

  The Gods of Pegāna is the first book by Anglo-Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany, published on a commission basis in The book was reviewed favourably but as an unusual piece. The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna/5(1K).   The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna. It was followed by a further collection 'Time and the Gods.

The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna. It was followed by a further collection Time and the Gods and by some stories in The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories. The Gods of Pegana is an invented pantheon. This slim book by Lord Dunsany has been tremendously influential, having inspired illustrious personages such as aft and n/5(4).

The first 3 Lost Tales series of Limited Letterpress books by Lord Dunsany nearly sold out. All stories previously uncollected or unpublished and presented in a matching slipcase. Rare artwork by Sidney H. Sime and Lord Dunsany. Come take a Walk In The Wastes Of Time with the Lord of Fantastic Fiction. More information at our Dunsany ers: The Gods of Pegāna by Lord Dunsany ~ 1st American Edition, published in by John W. Luce & Company ~ black cloth backed maroon paper boards ~ title on front cover and spine ~ Book is in Very Good Condition, as Rating: % positive.


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The Gods of Pegana starts as a tough read, but is very rewarding for those who make their way through this short book. Lord Dunsany packs more philosophy, anthropology, and religious motivation into these 60 pages than modern fantasy writers can accomplish in volume series/5(7).

A short but ambitious book that attempts to create an entire mythology. Its style, rooted in the fin de siècle', and filled with faux archaism, is charmingly quaint, and its metaphors evoke meditations upon the nature of time and death, dream and creation.

This was a favorite The gods of Pegāna book of H.P. Lovecraft, and it is easy to see Dunsany's influence in the names and histories of his gods/5. "The Gods of Pegāna" is the first book by Anglo-Irish fantasy writer Lord Dunsany, published in It is a series of tales about Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna.

These freshly-minted myths offer thought-provoking perspectives on life and death, time and destiny, laughter and folly. The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna.

It was followed by a further collection "Time and the Gods" and by some stories in "The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories". Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, Gods of Pegāna. [London] The Pegana Press, Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron, Gods of Pegāna.

The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna. It was followed by a further collection "Time and the Gods" and by some stories in "The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories".

(Summary by Jason Mills) (1 hr 36 min)/5(22). Title: The Gods of Pegāna You are not logged in. Any softcover book which is at least " (or 19 cm) tall, or at least " ( cm) wide/deep. View all covers for The Gods of Pegāna (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page).

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Summary: A collection of short stories linked by Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna. Stories are: Of Skarl the Drummer; Of the Making of the Worlds; Of the Game of the Gods; The Chaunt of the Gods; The Sayings of Kib; Concerning Sish; The Sayings of Slid; The Deeds of Mung; The Chaunt of the Priests; The Sayings of Limpang-Tung; Of Yoharneth-Lahai; Of Roon, the God of.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project : Dunsany, Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, Baron. The gods of Pegana, with illus. in photogravure by S.H. Sime Item Preview A fabulous scan of a strange but intriguing and original book. Note that p the last page in the chapter headed "THE RIVER", is effectively missing.

(The text is so faint as to be illegible.)Pages: The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsany's invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna. It was followed by a further collection "Time and the Gods" and by some stories in "The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories".

(Summary by Jason Mills). The Gods of Pegana starts as a tough read, but is very rewarding for those who make their way through this short book. Lord Dunsany packs more philosophy, anthropology, and religious motivation into these 60 pages than modern fantasy writers can accomplish in volume series/5.

The Gods of Pegāna contains examples of: Creation Myth: At the sly. Deity of Human Origin: Zobruk, who was but a shepherd and could not know how poorly his gifts would work.; Divine Delegation: Most of the interesting (or at least human-relevant) parts of creation are made by the gods that Māna-Yood-Sushāī creates before falling asleep.

The Gods of Pegāna is the first book by Lord Dunsany, published in The book was reviewed favourably but as an unusual piece. The book is a series of short stories linked by Dunsany’s invented pantheon of deities who dwell in Pegāna.

The chief of the gods of Pegāna is MANA-YOOD-SUSHAI, who created the other gods and then fell asleep; when he wakes, he "will make again new gods and other worlds, and will destroy the gods whom he hath made." Men may pray to "all the gods but one"; only the gods.

The Complete Pegāna book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In the meantime the gods play a game in which Kib creates new things and Mung brings them to an end. "The Eye in the Waste" and "The Revolt of the Home Gods" are my favorites in the collection.

Trivia About The Complete Pegā /5. “‘Far through Pegāna a silvery fountain, lured upward by the gods from the Central Sea, shall fling its waters aloft, and over the highest of Pegāna’s peaks, above Trehagobol, shall burst into gleaming mists, to cover Highest Pegāna, and make a curtain.

Time and the Gods (contains The Gods of Pegāna, Time and the Gods, The Sword of Welleran and Other Stories, A Dreamer's Tales, The Book of Wonder and The Last Book of Wonder, without the Sime illustrations and with Pegāna out of order) The King of Elfland's Daughter; Penguin Classics. In the Land of Time: and Other Fantasy Tales.

The gentleman in question was Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett, eighteenth Baron Dunsany ( - ) and the book was The Gods of Pegāna. Dunsany created the first original mythology in English literature since William Blake and his .The Gods of Pegana, by Lord Dunsany, [], full text etext at Sacred Texts Legends and Sagas Dunsany Buy this Book on Kindle.

The Gods of Pegana by Lord Dunsany [] Contents Start Reading Text [Zipped] Title Page Contents Preface Introduction Of Skarl the Drummer Of the Making of the Worlds.The Gods of Pegāna by Lord Dunsany. The Gods of Pegāna was the first published book by Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett (), 18th Baron consists of a series of stories, written in a very biblical style, that deal with a world and its pantheon of gods.

The book, which was barely more than 40 pages, was a resounding success upon its publication, and it ensured that.