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Russell Kirk


USA flag (1918 - 1994)

Russell Kirk is widely regarded as one of the principal architects of the postwar conservative intellectual movement. A columnist, essayist, novelist, historian, and critic, Kirk's best-known work is The Conservative Mind: From Burke to Eliot. He edited The Portable Conservative Reader (1982), and also wrote several fantasy novels and story collections.
 
Non fiction
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Anthologies containing stories by Russell Kirk
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Short stories
Sorworth Place (1952)
There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding (1976)World Fantasy
Behind the Stumps (1979)
Fate's Purse (1979)
Lex Talionis (1979)
The Peculiar Demesne (1980)
Watchers at the Strait Gate [short story] (1980)


Awards
World Fantasy Best Short Story winner (1977) : There's a Long, Long Trail A-Winding


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