cried the hero’s wife.’
Illustration by Frank C. Papé
The Russian Story Book, 1916
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The subject for this issue was Drama so I begin with links to complement the theme.
Dramaturgy Listserv – “The dramaturgy listserv is available for any local playwright looking to pair up with a dramaturg to discuss and develop their work.”
is an independent, peer-reviewed journal… that aims to promote a dynamic interchange between scholarship and practice in the expanding field of performance. This link will take you to the issue on Dramaturgy.http://tinyurl.com/qbu8h64
The Deep Order of Turbulence: The Three Faces of Dramaturgy – Scholarly paper by Eugenio Barba, founder and director of the Odin Teatret in Denmark.http://tinyurl.com/lxm2gfq
Here in the USA we have a saying, “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb” so I offer you some folktales that roar!
The Hare and the Lion – Africa
The Lily and the Lion – Grimm
The Lion and the Beetle – United States
The Lion and the Crane - India
The Lion and the Mouse - Greecehttp://tinyurl.com/pchgdb8
The Lion and the Three Cows – Afghanistan
The Lion’s Dinner – Africa
The Lion’s Enchantment – Spain
The Lion’s Share – India
Lion and Jackal- South Africa
Sister Fox – Ukraine
Why Does Lion Roar? – Angola
February 26th is Tell a Fairy Tale Day. I offer you tales sprinkled with a bit of fairy tale magic.
The Diamond Fairy Book by various authors.http://tinyurl.com/oxbslhy
English Fairy Tales by Flora Annie Steel complemented with beautiful illustration of Arthur Rackham.http://tinyurl.com/28le25t
The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault – Stories offered by the man they say laid the foundation for a new literary genre, the fairy tale.http://tinyurl.com/l5uyfr3
The Irish Fairy Book by Alfred Perceval Graves; the Giant Walker, The White Trout, and the Horned Women are just a few of the stories shared in these virtual pageshttp://tinyurl.com/kl3ywqv
Old Fashioned Fairy Tales - According to the author, Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing, these are her original stories, not adapted from any other fairy tales.
The Shoemaker's Apron: A Second Book of Czechoslovak Fairy Tales and Folk Tales by Parker Fillmore “A collection of twenty stories…conceived with all the gorgeousness of the Slavic imagination...”http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/33002.mobile
I invite you to visit my blog post from 2014 Tell a Fairy Tale Day. All of the links have been checked so you will be whisked away to the land of story in no time at all!
Airbnb.com – Great site for traveling storytellers who need to find an affordable, unique place to stay; over 190 locations all over the world. Thanks to Linda Goodman for sharing the site. https://www.airbnb.com/
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Karen Chace 2016 ©
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