“This magical book is a bibliophile’s delight.”
“A lavishly illustrated book. . . . Larrington and Purkiss make an important claim about the genesis of children’s fantasy literature, which makes their book a useful adjunct to courses in that area.”
(Marvels & Tales
About the Author
Carolyne Larrington is a supernumerary fellow in medieval English at St John’s College, University of Oxford, and the author, most recently, of King Arthur’s Enchantresses. Diane Purkiss is a fellow and tutor of English at Keble College, University of Oxford. She is the author of numerous books, including A History of Food in England and Shakespeare and the Supernatural.