An interesting account by Tom Jacobs of the origins and dispersal of the Red Riding Hood tale. This is probably not such new and startling news as it proclaims, but that’s newspapers for you. 32 more words
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Rowan Williams reviews Marina Warner’s new book, Jack Zipes’s translation of the Grimms, and Malcolm Lyons’s translation of early Arabic wonder tales, and discusses the power of the fairy tale in a fascinating essay-review.
Recovering my old texts, I found this one, which is one of my favourites.
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I have just seen Maleficent, although various months have passed since the release of this both commented and awaited Disney film. 1,204 more words
The update you have all been waiting for, a fairytale update!
For generation six we have the story of bluebeard. I struggled with this chapter, it is a little grim and not a common fairytale but mostly I didn’t have much time so when ever I had the chance to play/write it I was always cut short but I managed to finish. 9 more words