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Queen Mab

Read Mercutio’s Queen Mab speech in Act I, Scene 4.

You may want  to  watch this version from Franco Zeffirelli’s 1968 version as well.

According to Mercutio’s vivid description, Queen Mab is a tiny fairy that rides around in a coach made out of an “empty hazelnut” with spider’s “legs” for wheel spokes (1.4.72, 64). 247 more words

Shakespeare

"Queen Mab hath been with you"

Brian Froud, ‘The queen of the bad fairies’

In my forthcoming fairy/ fantasy story, Albion Awake, one of the main characters is Maeve (Mab), ‘queen’ of the fairies.   401 more words

New Fairytale-Type Story Blends Vampire Lore with Arthurian Legend

Picus the Thief, translated by Robin Bennett, is an original book that takes several traditional storytelling motifs and gives them new life through multiple reimaginings of legends and traditions. 1,277 more words

New Fairytale-Type Story Blends Vampire Lore with Arthurian Legend

Picus the Thief, translated by Robin Bennett, is an original book that takes several traditional storytelling motifs and gives them new life through multiple reimaginings of legends and traditions. 1,277 more words

Arthurian Books

3 Day Quote Challenge: Society

A big thank you to Sensible Teen for the nomination! It is a wonderful blog written by a teenager from India with a refreshing perspective and a sharp wit. 372 more words

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Queen Mab - Percy Shelley.

As I’ve previously mentioned, Percy Shelley is one of my favourite authors. I recently picked up a new edition of some of his selected works and the first piece is his poem Queen Mab. 179 more words

A Review of Queen Mab, by Kate Danley

Goodreads Rating: 3.43 Stars
343 Pages
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“Oh then I see Queen Mab hath been with you…”

Everyone knows Romeo & Juliet, but what if it isn’t the whole story?

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