Cherry Tree

Ruskin Bond

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See also K€ ohler, Reinhold. €rchen Further Reading: Bolte, Johannes, and Georg Pol ıvka. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1979. Washington Irving’s feminized Rip van Winkle is a hirsute Sleeping Beauty whose enchanted coma allows him to avoid the American War of Independence. The title of the series refers to Henson’s use of a frame narrative, in which a storyteller—whose narrative authority is open to question—introduces the tale to the viewing audience.

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Lord of the Cranes (Michael Neugebauer Book)

Kerstin Chen

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However, the children’s roles shift during the course of the tale. He also makes ample use of fairy-tale figures in his own fantastic stories for children, most notably in De tuinen van Dorr (Dorr’s Gardens, 1969). In a traveling show, Buratino comes up against the evil puppetmaster Karabas-Barabas, and through a triumph of collective effort steals his golden key, thereby gaining access to a book full of liberating ideas and a ship on which to escape oppressors.

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The Master Swordsman & the Magic Doorway: Two Legends from

Alice Provensen

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Lai, Whalen. “From Protean Ape to Handsome Saint: The Monkey King.” Asian Folklore Studies 53 (1994): 29–65. €rchenforschung und TieLaiblin, Wilhelm, ed. Altman, Charles. “Two Types of Opposition and the Structure of Latin Saints’ Lives.” Medievalia et Humanistica 6 (1975): 1–11. €hlen: Eine Altner, Manfred. Bell Elementary has collected a number of links to Fairy/Folk Tales from the Pacific Rim, including tales from East Asia and Southeast Asia. (Broken Link 2/14/02) Joo-Young You presents an essay entitled Foundation and Creation Myths in Korea and Japan: Patterns & Connections and compares the tales within Kojiki and Nihon shoki with those found in Samguk yusa and Samguk sagi.

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Amma, Tell Me About Diwali!

Bhakti Mathur

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British songwriter Emily Portman draws on folklore, fairy tales and mythology to craft haunting, ethereal songs that weave the otherworldly with the everyday. The river Tatsuta, which flowed through the Imperial Palace grounds, was swollen to the top of its banks, and the roaring of the torrents of water rushing along a narrow bed so disturbed the Emperor's rest day and night, that a serious nervous disorder was the result.

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Tales from the 7,000 Isles: Popular Philippine Folktales

Art Guillermo

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In other words, academic interpretations may unwittingly crystallize into idiosyncratic variants of the folkloric themes they engage. Even more openly critical of the white power structure is another toast dealing with Shine, an African American sailor on the Titanic who outswims all of those whites left behind, signifying at them as he swims away. Be that as it may, the successful performer, whether in the spoken or the written medium, depends to a large extent on an awareness and effective harnessing of these twin characteristics.

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Aladdin and Ali Baba (Classic, Picture, Ladybird)

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The ogre throws a stone, which falls back to earth; the tailor (who serendipitously has a bird in his pocket) throws a bird, which disappears into the air. These two incarnations portray Peter as a week-old baby who was spirited away from his family and returned to London’s Kensington Gardens to live among the fairies and birds. Peter and the Wolf, considered a contemporary fairy tale—it was created by Sergei Prokofiev himself in 1936 for orchestra—had a first ballet version conceived by Adolph Bolm for the Ballet Theater in 1940.

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Seven Chinese Brothers, The: Los Siete Hermanos Chinos

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Please discuss on the talk page how to sensibly rescope the subjects. See also Feminism; Sex, Sexuality; Trauma and Therapy. Loud (sometimes violent) debates, quiet disagreements, and tolerated diversities abound over “orthodox” versus “unorthodox” beliefs and approaches to the supernatural in all its forms, rendering problematic the use of a genre term such as “folktale” or “wonder tale,” so central to our discussion otherwise, making any truth attribution for narrative subject matter culturally context-specific.

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The Loyal Cat

Lensey Namioka

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Three great European fairy-tale collections, Perrault’s tales (1697), Antoine Galland’s French translation €rchen (Children’s of the Arabian Nights (1704–17), and the Grimms’ Kinder- und Hausma and Household Tales, 1812–15), all frequently translated or retranslated into other languages including English, have likewise influenced oral tradition in varying ways. After having suffered a series of losses over which he cannot express his emotions, Charcoal Peter elicits the help of a benevolent forest spirit to regain his human heart.

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Indian Children's Favorite Stories

Rosemarie Somaiah

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His writings, especially those featuring dreams, are susceptible of Freudian readings, and may arguably prefigure Sigmund Freud’s work. Seductive and barbaric, charismatic and deceptive, charming and secretive, the character creates melodrama and mystery wherever he goes. Feminist Approach to Chinese Ghost Stories While the role of women in China has changed drastically, the history of Chinese women's... studies is clearly based in repression and servitude. In choosing the medium of writing, he did not opt for his mother tongue, Agni, but for French, a language of wider circulation in the Ivory Coast, West Africa, and the world.

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The Tongue-Cut Sparrow

Momoko Ishii

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When Kintaro grew up to be a man his master made him the Chief of the Four Braves. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2005. Although solar mythology has largely faded into obscurity today, M€ uller’s place in the history of folk narrative studies cannot be ignored. For these later writers, Mus€ aus failed by maintaining an arrogant and “Enlightened” superiority over his material. Some are based on known plots, for instance, “The Giant’s Heart” (1867), and some develop them and add unexpected elements, such as unusual curses in “The Light Princess” (1864) and “Little Daylight” (1871), while “The Golden Key” (1867) is highly original, with its enigmatic philosophical ending.

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