Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Hunt, Peter

(1945-    ) UK academic and writer whose fiction, mostly YA, includes fantasies like The Map of Time (1983), and Sue and the Honey Machine (1989) and Fay Cow and the Missing Milk (1989), the latter two assembled as Fay Cow and the Honey Machine (omni 1992). He is perhaps better known for academic works in the field of children's literature, including Children's Book Research in Britain (1977; rev 1982), Criticism, Theory, and Children's Literature (1991) and An Introduction to Children's Literature (1994). Studies of individual authors include Arthur Ransome (1991 US; rev vt Approaching Arthur Ransome 1991 UK) (> Arthur Ransome) and The Wind in the Willows: A Fragmented Arcadia (1994 US), about Kenneth Grahame. [JC]

Peter Leonard Hunt


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.