Weather Eye

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 7.95 MB Downloadable formats: PDF He was born in Dublin, but had a lifelong relationship with Sligo. Thank you also to the University of Oklahoma Libraries whose OER grant has helped to fund this project. He was just nodding off when a nasty thought occurred to him. “If it gets too hot the buffalo will melt into a yuckie blob: can’t have that!” So, he put the model of the buffalo into the pond where the water was cool. Suddenly, all the formerly adoring grown-ups in my life just couldn't wait...
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American Folklore and the Mass Media (Folklore Today)

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.32 MB Downloadable formats: PDF I won’t ruin the ending but trust me it’s hilarious and kids familiar with the traditional version will love telling you how this one is different. Yes, of course, there is always something about each individual dog that we would like to change or improve, but that is far different than setting out to change an entire breed into something that is basically a caricature. Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales.) “Fairy tales do not tell children the dragons exist. (more…)...
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Legends of Charlemagne

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 8.87 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Yeats quickly became obsessed with her after they met in 1889 and she was inspiration for much of his poetry. He thinks the world should inspire in us wonder because it could have been different — a conclusion he has had “meekly ratified by the mere facts.” Whether or not children (or primeval man) felt this wonder at the world wouldn’t matter that much, would it? The Tanglefoot can only be harmed with the magic secateurs. (more…)...
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Dai Folk Legends

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 14.99 MB Downloadable formats: PDF During the first part of each session there will be time for you to share and get feedback about your own writing from Wendy and the rest of the group. Fairy tales report from imaginary territory – a magical elsewhere of possibility; a hero or a heroine or sometimes both together are faced with ordeals, terrors, and disaster in a world that, while it bears some resemblance to the ordinary conditions of human existence, mostly diverges from it in the way it works, taking the protagonists – and...
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In Search of the Swan Maiden: A Narrative on Folklore and

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 13.87 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Dr Jamie Tehrani, a cultural anthropologist at Durham University, studied 35 versions of Little Red Riding Hood from around the world. To everyone’s dismay Cinderella laughs and says not to worry and that she has the other slipper. ALeksandr Afanas'ev, The Complete Tolktales of A. The Grimms picked and chose their stories, and I think that they just had some sort of deep reverence for fathers. For example, the motif of the abused youngest sister achieving wealth and happiness-best known as the "Cinderella" tale type-appears...
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Favorite Fairy Tales Told in Greece

Format: Paperback Language: Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.09 MB Downloadable formats: PDF So please buy a copy, or two, and donate to worthy African causes. I should reply, Read Undine: that is a fairytale; then read this and that as well, and you will see what is a fairytale. It’s the unintelligible truth beneath that’s so powerful, and that’s why we keep talking about them. Strabo was the one who originally recorded "Rhodopis"; a later version of her story was included in the writings of Claudius Aelianus. The fun of looking at objects is to discern...
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Ingrid Pitt Bedside Companion for Vampire Lovers, The

Format: Paperback Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 9.43 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This site is part of the Universal Library at Carnegie Mellon University. The saint was summoned to meet the king on the hill-top at noon, and after repeated refusals, he finally went there; but he carried a flask of holy water with him. 'And when he came there he saw the fairest castle he had ever beheld, and around it the best appointed troops, and numbers of minstrels and every kind of music of voice and string, and steeds with youths upon them, the comeliest in the world,...
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The Princess & the Pauper

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 10.29 MB Downloadable formats: PDF Zohar Shavit, The Concept of Childhood and Children’s Folktales: Test Case―“Little Red Riding Hood” Antti Aarne and Sith Thompson, From The Types of the Folktale: A Classification and Bibliography The Grimms were keen German nationalists who wanted to see the multitude of German states united as one country and who believed that folk tales revealed a national German identity. There was a rough-hewn quality to them that I wanted to preserve, despite the impulse to imitate the Grimms’ wonderful fairy-tale style. (more…)...
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Russian Fairy Tales

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.41 MB Downloadable formats: PDF If you visit Ireland, watch for the road signs indicating “ Leprechaun Crossing ” Meet Puss in Boots. You’re right, there is no right way to tell them. This has all made his character changes really stand out. Some of David's more prestigious clients have included the National Geographic Society, the University of Texas, the University of Cambridge in England, Paramount Studios, PBS TV, Adobe Photoshop Auto FX, Doubleday, the History Book of the Month Club, and J Walter Thompson Advertising. (more…)...
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Folk Poetics: A Sociosemiotic Study of Yoruba Trickster

Format: Hardcover Language: English Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub Size: 5.35 MB Downloadable formats: PDF This distinction between the "folk" and the "not-folk"—as well as the revision of these definitions—is of obvious relevance to fandom studies. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, or “Little Snow-White,” is the story of a narcissistic mother’s jealousy. The 911 operator knows what has happened to the man, which is evidence that this sort of thing happens quite often, and the fact that there is a drainage tube proves that the surgery was done by a professional. The insular Brythonic goddess, Brigantia, was the tutelary deity...
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