Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
High Fantasy

Fantasies set in Otherworlds, specifically Secondary Worlds, and which deal with matters affecting the destiny of those worlds. [JC]

see also: Adventurer Fantasy; Fantasy; Genre Fantasy; Heroic Fantasy.

This entry is taken from the Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) edited by John Clute and John Grant. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the SF Encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated.