Category Archives: Arthurian

Otherworld Chronicles: The Invisible Tower

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.37 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

F i n a l l y, the fourth approach to altering the metanarrative o f fairy tales begins as acts o f in­ terpretation and thence impacts on processes o f M Y T H / M Y T H O L O G Y A N D FAIRY T A L E S 334 retelling. Travelers' Tales. [Edinburgh:] Canongate, 1985. Berlin/Berlin: the wall in the expressive culture of a divided city. PRÉCHAC, JEAN DE ( 1 6 7 6 -? ), French writer. It begins with three brothers and their dying mother. The lad, when he saw that, trembled with fear; it seemed to him ten years till daybreak.

Continue reading Otherworld Chronicles: The Invisible Tower

King Arthur

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 13.08 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Ossian had gone away to Tir-na n-Og with the fairy Niamh under very much the same circumstances as Condla Ruad; time flies in the land of eternal youth, and when Ossian returns, after a year as he thinks, more than three centuries had passed, and St. And here we have the most Celtic and the most natural environments which the Fairy-Faith enjoys in Scotland. Suggestion: Find a story that comes from your own ethnic or cultural background.

Continue reading King Arthur

Tales From Scottish Ballads

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.15 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Figs causing horns to grow occur in Hahn, i. 257 (4/C also Grimm, ii. 421-422; and De Gubematis' ZooL Myth. i. 182). Are they right in not believing in an invisible world which they cannot conceive, which, if it exists, they–even though they be scientists–are through environment and temperament alike incapable of knowing? The magnificent chamber contained nothing save an empty stone chest without a lid. She was aware of something whizzing through the silent air, passing through her hair, grazing her ear and falling at her feet.

Continue reading Tales From Scottish Ballads

King Arthur (Eyewitness Classics)

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 7.87 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

L e e ' s adult writings deal in almost o v e r w h e l m i n g emotions, and human desires are figured b y supernatural horrors and illu­ minations. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi. Crofton Croker's Fairy Legends of the South of Ireland, ed. Later realistic art training was abandoned in most schools and things like splattering paint in fits of rage were deemed more than enough. But I shall recover if you will bring me water from the great mountains.* Then the lad tarried no longer.

Continue reading King Arthur (Eyewitness Classics)

In the Court of King Arthur Adventure Classic (Adventure

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.62 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

F, compiler, County Folklore: Examples of printed folklore concerning Orkney and the Shetland Islands, Edited by Northcote W. And he set his bugle to his mouth, and blew a blast, and summoned all the birds upon the horse, and they searched every hair of the horse. The Tuatha De Danann then retired before the invaders, without, however, giving up their sacred Island. I think, however, that he saw only certain reflections and shadows, because it was a hot and brilliant day.’ Folk-Beliefs in General.–‘As I recall the belief, the old people considered the Tylwyth Teg as living beings halfway between something material and spiritual, who were rarely seen.

Continue reading In the Court of King Arthur Adventure Classic (Adventure

Young Arthur

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.35 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

This Saint gave a bell to the Abbey, which when it was rung, had the power to make thunder and lightning cease. A story’s scale does not necessarily refer to the number of people aware of it, but rather to the nature of the story itself and the types of events and characters found within it. Plates. 8vo, 258pp; gilt-lettered cloth, dust jacket. I think they expect to see them about the twilight hour; though I have not found anybody who has actually seen a pixy–the belief now is largely based on hearsay.’ The Pixy Belief.–‘The piskies, thought of as little people who appear on moonlight nights, are still somewhat believed in here.

Continue reading Young Arthur

Sir Gadabout Out of Time

Format: Paperback

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 8.96 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

T h e earliest conceptions o f folk narrative, defined alternately b y H e r d e r as Naturpoesie (natural p o e t r y ) and Volkspoesie 449 the G r i m m s and later scholars v i e w e d storytelling from the vantage point o f an abstract ideal, favouring stability and adherence to tradition o v e r individual artistry and innovation. But when you do reach the daylight, triumphantly carrying the particular hair or having outwitted the wolf; when the owl is once again a shy bird and the trees only a lush canopy filtering the sun, the world is forever changed for your having seen it otherwise.

Continue reading Sir Gadabout Out of Time

Aelin the Water Fairy (Minedition Bucher)

Format: Hardcover

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 6.44 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

He now began to repent his wicked and vain life, spent in the service of the devil, and to turn his thoughts to Divine studies: and calling together many of his friends, he addressed them in these words: “My good friends and fellow-students, it is not unknown to you how by my art I have attained great credit with all, and have done many the secrets of nature, and have laid them open to the view of man, of life that is under the sun.

Continue reading Aelin the Water Fairy (Minedition Bucher)

The Lioness and Her Knight (The Squire's Tales)

Format: Hardcover

Language:

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 12.65 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

Sorry for the capitals, but myth does deal with those kind of subjects. :) Legends may have overlapping elements with myth -- gods may be characters, for example -- but legends generally are treated as folk *history*, as opposed to *religion.* Their themes aren't as... cosmic as those of myths, and aren't as earth-shaking, perhaps? They were put into adjoining rooms, and the daughter tumbled into bed and fell asleep at once.

Continue reading The Lioness and Her Knight (The Squire's Tales)

Arwyn and the Demons (The Welsh Witch Trilogy Book 2)

Format: Print Length

Language: English

Format: PDF / Kindle / ePub

Size: 11.38 MB

Downloadable formats: PDF

In his essay ' F a i r y T a l e s and Science Fiction', Eric Rabkin discusses the psychoanalytical and developmental concepts shared b y fairy tales and science fiction: w i s h fulfilment, the illusion o f centrality, and o m ­ nipotence o f thought. F o r example, in his famous analysis of the W o l f M a n — d e s c r i b e d in the essay ' A u s der Geschichte einer infantilen N e u r o s e ' ( ' F r o m the History o f an Infantile Neurosis', 1 9 1 8 ) — F r e u d noted that his patient's dreams used the same symbolism as the G r i m m s ' stor­ ies o f ' T h e W o l f and the S e v e n Y o u n g K i d s ' and ""Little R e d R i d i n g H o o d ' to express sex­ ual anxiety resulting from traumatic childhood experiences.

Continue reading Arwyn and the Demons (The Welsh Witch Trilogy Book 2)