Words Weird and Wonderful: Clark Ashton Smith’s Hyperborea
Jun15

Words Weird and Wonderful: Clark Ashton Smith’s Hyperborea

Words Weird and Wonderful: Clark Ashton Smith’s Hyperborea by Bill Ward One of the defining characteristics of the work of Clark Ashton Smith is his rich vocabulary. From the antique to the allusive to the oddly conjugated, Smith’s polymathic mastery of the English language is a key aspect of his distinctive authorial voice. Smith’s thorough understanding of words also means that they are more than mere...

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