20 Apr

The Story of the Champions of the Round Table

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The Dragon of Wantley had wings, the Dragon of Kingston had a fiery breath, but these are exceptions; the rule is for breath, who wind themselves round their victims like boa constrictors. dominated by the holiness of St Carantacus. tales about the worm which were told to Somerville of Lariston. There will be a "Meet the Artist" event in Brittany in July; I'll post more information about that as it becomes available. But in course of time most of the group, as underground dwellers, were connected with growth and increase.

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20 Apr

The Aesop for Children: Illustrated

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Hartland gives there an ecumenical collection of parallels to the several incidents that go to make up our story—(1) The bride-capture of the Swan-Maiden, (2) the recognition of the bride, (3) the taboo against causeless blows, (4) doomed to be broken, and (5) disappearance of the Swan-Maiden, with (6) her return as Guardian Spirit to her descendants. God bless them!” whenever we heard them mentioned. ‘In our family we always made it a point to have clean water in the house at night for the fairies. ‘If anything like dirty water was thrown out of doors after dark it was necessary to say “Hugga, hugga salach!” as a warning to the fairies not to get their clothes wet. ‘Untasted food, like milk, used to be left on the table at night for the fairies.

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19 Apr

Black Horses for the King (Magic Carpet Books)

Anne McCaffrey

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The Sacred Marriage Rite: Aspects of Faith, Myth, and Ritual in Ancient Sumer. In the end he had the dogcart over, and broke the shafts, and mother’s arm was put in plaster. Tod, The Tale of Peter Rabbit, The Tale of Samuel Whiskers, The Roly-Poly Pudding, The Tale of Squirrel Nutkin, The Tale of the Flopsy Bunnies, The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan, The Tale of Timmy Tiptoes, The Tale of Tom Kitten. And as he was coming home from the wine-shop, he reached the door, and fell down, and died.

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19 Apr

Alkis

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Many beliefs are embodied, taught and handed down in all of the literary forms set forth above. Of these three happily-ever-after components, the most important was wealth, a fact that Straparola made explicitly clear either in the beginning, middle, or ending of his rise fairy tales.26 His groundbreaking equation for his fairy tale was: poverty through magic leads to marriage and then money. And the middle one went, had shops built. See Metamorphoses Paris, 17, 25, 57; in 1690s, 17, 57, 90; and Basile, 61, 72; and fairy tales, 25; and Jacob Grimm, 44; and literate servants, 62; and restoration fairy tales, 70; and Straparola, 24, 61 peasant life, 17–19; and poverty, 18; and sexual violence, 18; and social mobility, 18.

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19 Apr

The Squire's Tale (The Squire's Tales)

Gerald Morris

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T h e crusades brought parts o f the Islamic Orient back into European conscious­ ness, but the fall o f the crusader states and the ensuing political development once more pre­ vented the free flow o f information between the East and the W e s t that alone could have contributed to creating an unbiased mutual ap­ prehension o f both sides. Recently Lord Archibald Campbell has shown laudable interest in the preservation of Gaelic folk- and hero-tales.

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19 Apr

King Arthur (Eyewitness Classics)

Rosalind Kerven, Thomas Malory

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Thither, whence he carried me living, let him carry me dead.' He cut him in pieceSyput him in the saddle-bags^ and placed him on the horse. * Go, whence thou didst carry him livings carry him dead.* The horse went straight to the Moon. Story 7) all came from a social level safely above the beggary of Peruonto and Cagliuso. In religions, mythologies, and the Fairy-Faith, too, we behold the attempts which have been made by different peoples in different ages to explain in terms of human experience this unseen world, its inhabitants, its laws, and man’s relation to it.

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19 Apr

Damosel: In Which the Lady of the Lake Renders a Frank and

Stephanie Spinner

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In late 1813 Napoleon lost a crucial battle near Leipzig. the beginning of their literary effort to create German-ness. show by far a greater connection with tales that had entered Germany from France than they do with any tales of German origin. In terms of their organization, tale collections had a conventional form. Story 7) are rise fairy tale variations on a single theme. This story is largely identical with Hahn's No. 8, ' Der Halbe Mensch ' (i. 102; ii. 201), which lacks, however, the episode of making a bower * / Shuvali Rtlni is the R6mani title of this story.

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19 Apr

Peter, the Knight with Asthma

Janna Matthies

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Chambers, Anne, Granuaile: Life & Times of Grace O'Malley, Wolfhound Press, Dublin, 1998. The Lore of Scotland: A Guide to Scotland's Legends, from the Loch Ness Monster to Sawney Bean the Cannibal Poetry from the Kings' Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035 (Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages) Mission of Change in Southwest Alaska: Conversations with Father René Astruc and Paul Dixon on Their Work with Yup'ik People, 1950-1988 Ellavut, Our Yup'ik World and Weather: Continuity and Change on the Bering Sea Coast Dictionary of American Regional English, Volume V: Sl-Z Edited by Joan Houston Hall. 2012.

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18 Apr

Sir Gadabout Does His Best

Martyn Beardsley

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How folktales appear in different versions in many languages and cultures; uses Cinderella and the Lazy Jack noodlehead stories. Most o f his fairy tales are clearly didactic. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. xiii + 239 pages. He stooped down over the hole. "Come out of the hole, whoever is inside." The Myths of Death, Rebirth, and Resurrection. So they brought a feather, and Porter severed it down the centre, and gave half to the across the Fens alone.

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18 Apr

The Complete Billy Saga

Michaelbrent Collings

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Also with three TLS from the author to the Opies (27 August 1958, 5 March 1963, 3 June 1963), asking them questions and exchanging information. 479. Seattle: University of Washington Press. xiv. + 323 pages. Nimuë did not really care for Merlin but simply wanted to learn his secrets. Linda Dégh. as well as various concepts of pure oral vs.122 NOTES TO CHAPTER 2 20.. 1:xiv. “Fairy Tale Origins. London: George Newnes, ca1930s. 4to, 32pp; decorative wrappers (edges rubbed).

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