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Borderland refers to a shared universe created by Terri Windling, and to a fictional place within that universe. The premise of the Borderland books is that at some point in the near future, the "Elflands", the realm of magic populated by post-Tolkien elves, "returns" to the world, and is placed in juxtaposition with "The World." A Shared universe is a literary technique in which several different authors share settings and characters which appear in their respective works of fiction, often referring to events taking place in the other writers stories. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Alternate history Campaign setting Fantasy world Fictional battlegrounds Fictional buildings Fictional city Fictional company Fictional counties Fictional country Fictional schools List of fictional Cambridge colleges List of fictional Oxford colleges Fictional universe List of fictional universes Future history Imaginary country Imaginary state Imaginary union Multiverse Mythical place Parallel universe Phantom... J. R. R. Tolkien in 1916, wearing his British Army uniform in a photograph from the middle years of WW1. ... A small forest elf (älva) rescuing an egg, from Solägget (1932), by Elsa Beskow An elf is a mythical creature of Germanic mythology which survived in northern European folklore. ...


The region of this juxtaposition (which seems at times to be New York, New York and at other times to be geographically underspecified) is called the "Borderland" or "Borderlands." The dystopian metropolis that lies along the Border, which combines urban fantasy of various forms with a vaguely post-apocalyptic atmosphere, is "Bordertown" or "B-Town." In the liminal environment of Bordertown and its environs, neither magic nor technology functions "normally," and unpredictable combinations of the two may emerge. Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... A dystopia (alternatively, cacotopia, kakotopia or anti-utopia) is the antithesis of a utopian society. ... A metropolis (in Greek metera = mother and polis = city/town) is a major city, which is an economical and cultural center for some country, and usually a hub for its international connections. ... Contemporary fantasy is a subgenre of fantasy, also known as contemporary urban fantasy, modern-day fantasy, or indigenous fantasy. ... Apocalyptic science fiction is a sub-genre of science fiction that is concerned with the end of the world or civilization, through nuclear war, plague, or some other general disaster. ... Liminality (from the Latin word līmen, meaning a threshold) is the quality of the second stage of a ritual in the theories of Arnold van Gennep, Victor Turner, and others. ... Look up magic in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Technology [from Gr. ...


The Borderlands series focuses primarily but not exclusively on the disenfranchised youth culture of Bordertown, as manifest in gang violence, race relations and miscegenation, impromptu forms of social organization, class conflict, generation gaps, and literary criticism. The music of the 1980s is a significant influence. A gang is a group of individuals who share a common identity and, in current usage, engage in illegal activities. ... A race is a population of humans distinguished in some way from other humans. ... Miscegenation is a pejorative describing sexual/romantic relations, intermarriage, and/or the production of offspring between members of different races (sometimes religion). ... Class conflict is both the friction that accompanies social relationships between members or groups of different social classes and the underlying tensions or antagonisms which exist in society. ... A generation gap describes a vast difference in cultural norms between a younger generation and their elders. ... Literary criticism is the study, discussion, evaluation, and interpretation of literature. ... // Events and trends The 1980s marked an abrupt shift towards more conservative lifestyles after the momentous cultural revolutions which took place in the 60s and 70s and the definition of the AIDS virus in 1981. ...


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Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Charles De Lint (born December 22, 1951) is a Canadian fantasy author and Celtic folk musician. ... Ellen Kushner is an award-winning fantasy author, born in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Emma Bull (born 1954) is a science fiction and fantasy author whose best-known novel is War for the Oaks, one of the pioneering works of urban fantasy. ... Emma Bull (born 1954) is a science fiction and fantasy author whose best-known novel is War for the Oaks, one of the pioneering works of urban fantasy. ... Will Shetterly (born 1955) is a fantasy and comic book writer whose best-known novel is Dogland (1997). ... Ellen Kushner is an award-winning fantasy author, born in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Will Shetterly (born 1955) is a fantasy and comic book writer whose best-known novel is Dogland (1997). ... Ellen Kushner is an award-winning fantasy author, born in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Kara Mia Dalkey (1953 – ) is an American author of young adult fiction and historical fantasy. ... Ellen Kushner is an award-winning fantasy author, born in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Ellen Kushner is an award-winning fantasy author, born in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Charles De Lint (born December 22, 1951) is a Canadian fantasy author and Celtic folk musician. ... Ellen Kushner is an award-winning fantasy author, born in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Ellen Kushner is an award-winning fantasy author, born in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Ellen Kushner is an award-winning fantasy author, born in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Emma Bull (born 1954) is a science fiction and fantasy author whose best-known novel is War for the Oaks, one of the pioneering works of urban fantasy. ... Ellen Kushner is an award-winning fantasy author, born in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Delia Sherman (born Tokyo, Japan) is an award-winning fantasy writer and editor. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Patricia A. McKillip (February 29, 1948—) is an American author of fantasy and science fiction novels. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Delia Sherman (born Tokyo, Japan) is an award-winning fantasy writer and editor. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Teresa Nielsen Hayden (born March 21, 1956) is an American science fiction editor, fanzine writer, and essayist. ... Ellen Kushner is an award-winning fantasy author, born in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Teresa Nielsen Hayden (born March 21, 1956) is an American science fiction editor, fanzine writer, and essayist. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Ellen Kushner is an award-winning fantasy author, born in Cleveland, Ohio. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Charles De Lint (born December 22, 1951) is a Canadian fantasy author and Celtic folk musician. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Caroline Stevermer is a writer of young adult fantasy novels and shorter works. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Teresa Nielsen Hayden (born March 21, 1956) is an American science fiction editor, fanzine writer, and essayist. ... Steven Brust Steven Karl Zoltán Brust (born November 23, 1955) is an American fantasy and science fiction author of Hungarian descent. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Ellen Steiber, american novelist, author of books for young readers, including based on single episodes of The X-Files and Full House series. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ... Terri Windling is an influential fantasy editor, artist, essayist, and author of the novel The Wood Wife (1996), winner of the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for best novel. ...

Novels

Will Shetterly (born 1955) is a fantasy and comic book writer whose best-known novel is Dogland (1997). ... Will Shetterly (born 1955) is a fantasy and comic book writer whose best-known novel is Dogland (1997). ... Emma Bull (born 1954) is a science fiction and fantasy author whose best-known novel is War for the Oaks, one of the pioneering works of urban fantasy. ...

External links

  • Terri Windling's Official Page
  • http://www.player.org/pub/u/nathan/border/

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