Definition of sword and sorcery in English:

sword and sorcery

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noun

[mass noun]
  • A genre of fiction characterized by heroic adventures and elements of fantasy: [as modifier]: a new sword-and-sorcery trilogy
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    • The 1980s saw Delany devote most of his energy to the even more marginal form connected to science fiction called fantasy fiction or sword and sorcery.
    • Fantasy art charms collectors in the art market; from the fairy paintings and pre-Raphaelite brotherhood canvases of the Victorian era to sword and sorcery imagery today, fantasy art is enjoying a revival of collector interest.
    • In pursuit of an interest in writing fantasy sword and sorcery novels, I began reading New Age and Pagan literature so as to be able to write about these things in a consistent manner.

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