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Estonian Folktales: The Egg-born Princess.

This tale, The Egg-born Princess, appears in volume one of W. F. Kirkby’s The Hero of Estonia, 1895, in part two section two entitled ‘Orphan and Foundling Tales’. 1,297 more words


Fairy Tale Friday

Hello, fairy tale friends. On each Friday, I would like to feature a fairy tale artist or a fairy tale author. These posts will run the gamut from historical to contemporary, from tame to tempestuous. 314 more words

Fairy Tale Art

Beauty and the Beast: retellings and origins.

Over the holidays I purchased a few books that have been on my reading list for a while, one of them is Becoming Beauty, by Sarah. 7,410 more words


The Blue Fairy Book by Andrew Lang : Book Review

Storyline Rating : 4.5/5 stars

Series : Book 1 in Coloured Fairy Books

Brief Summary from Goodreads :

Andrew Lang (1844-1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology, best known for his collections of folk and fairy tales. 421 more words

Book Reviews

Holmes and Drood

It’s a good time for Victorianists to be in London; after my visit to the British Library’s Gothic exhibition last week, which featured The Mystery of Edwin Drood… 1,072 more words

Charles Dickens