Tales from King Arthur (Wordsworth Children's Classics)

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London: Percy Society, 1848. 8vo, [iii] iv 96pp; early 1/2 calf, spine gilt with morocco lettering piece (considerable rubbing, label a bit chipped). In this aspect then, Fairyland, stripped of all its literary and imaginative glamour and of its social psychology, in the eyes of science resolves itself into a reality, because it is one of the states of consciousness co-ordinate with the ordinary consciousness. In the second scene, after demonstrating his better nature b y dressing a w o u n d e d squirrel, the child is tearfully reunited with his ' M a m a n '. ' R E D SHOES, T H E ' ( ' D e R o d e S k o ', 1845).
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Sir Gawain and the Loathly Lady

Selina Hastings

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I have given eight of them — Nos. 12, 19, 22, 41, 42, 43, 44, 60. Chain carvers in Southern Indiana: a behavioristic study in material culture: Thesis (Ph. Finally, Christianity was victorious and the {316} powers of the Druids passed in large measure to the Christian clergy or remained to some extent with the Filid. 1082 In popular belief the clerics had prevailed less by the persuasive power of the gospel, than by successfully rivalling the magic of the Druids.
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Gold and Silver, Silver and Gold: Tales of Hidden Treasure

Alvin Schwartz

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Costantino captured his daughter’s heart. the late king’s daughter. and they married soon after. seeing that he had married Elisetta. See also printing and publishing Napoleon. 49.” 29. 5–6. 57 Leprince de Beaumont. 67. 30 Krohn. 6. and fairy tale composition. 94. 100. 90 performance. 21. 57. history of. 19. language of. 122n22. 47–49 “oral fairy tale. 123n36 Reformed Protestantism. 9–10. 25. 37. 55. and knowledge of fairy tales. 30 “Rapunzel. 36. 86–87. and Basile. 112. style.
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Sir Gadabout Gets Worse

Martyn Beardsley

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The majority of evolution in epic poetry comes from translation. A n e x ­ ample o f the former type is R o b e r t L e e s o n ' s Smart Girls ( 1 9 9 3 ), a bundle o f tales in w h i c h meritorious females deftly overturn patriarchal hierarchy; an example of the latter is Susan P r i c e ' s Head and Tales ( 1 9 9 3 ), in w h i c h the frame narrative focuses on issues o f social class and draws attention to the v o l u m e ' s p e r v a s i v e themes o f social justice, personal freedom, and human responsibility.
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The Dragon's Boy: A Tale of Young King Arthur

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There was a sly-boots called Bruntslikos. Franz von Miklosich published fifteen Gypsy folk-tales and nine songs from the Bukowina, in the original R6mani, with an interlinear Latin translation. The court of King Arthur to which the youth Kulhwch goes seeking aid in his enterprise seems in some ways–though the parallel is not complete enough to be emphasized–to be a more artistic, because literary, picture of that fairy court which the Celtic peasant locates under mountains, in caverns, in hills, and in knolls, a court quite comparable to that of the Irish Sidhe-folk or Tuatha De Danann.
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Egypt: Egyptian Mythology and The Secrets Of The Gods

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Lancashire, 1824) Sidgwick, Frank The sources and analogues of A Midsummer-night’s dream (New York, Duffield 1908) Silver, Carole G. ‘On the Origin of Fairie: Victorians, Romantics and Folk Belief’ Browning Institute Studies 14 (1986), 141-156 Simakis, Andrea ‘Sleeping Beauty’ creator Matthew Bourne talks fairies, vampires and naughty puppets with Cleveland crowd’, Cleveland.com http://www.cleveland.com/onstage/index.ssf/2013/10/sleeping_beauty_creator_matthe.html Simanek, Donald E. ‘Arthur Conan Doyle, Spiritualism, and Fairies’ web page on Lock Haven University site (2001(?), last edited 2009), c. 2800 words.
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King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table - Volume I of

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I have also dropped a part of Guleesh's name: in the original he is "Guleesh na guss dhu," Guleesh of the black feet, because he never washed them; nothing turns on this in the present form of the story, but one cannot but suspect it was of importance in the original form. That is precisely what happened in late seventeenth-century Paris, when first Perrault together with his niece Mlle Lhéritier used his plots to produce tales that courteous and well-mannered late seventeenth-century salonistes would find both diverting and acceptable. (See chapter 3.) Fairy tale scholars have often asked themselves if Basile knew Straparola’s Venetian tales.
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Trouble With Swords (The Temporal Detective Agency Book 2)

Richard Hardie

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War of the Fists: Popular Culture and Public Violence in Renaissance Venice. The University of Southern Mississippi has collected a number of English languages versions of the tale at its Cinderella Project site and also hosts collections of Jack the Giant Killer and Red Riding Hood stories at the same site. Now after the ball the men departed home. No doubt the most curious elements in this text are those which represent the prince and his warrior companions, fresh come from Fairyland, as in some mysterious way so changed that they must neither dismount from their horses and thus come in contact with the earth, nor allow any mortal to touch them; for to his father the king who came forward in joy to embrace him after having mourned him as dead, Laeghaire cried, ‘Approach us not to touch us!’ Some unknown magical bodily transmutation seems to have come about from their sojourn among the Tuatha De Danann, who are eternally young and unfading–a transmutation apparently quite the same as that which the ‘gentry’ are said to bring about now when one of our race is taken to live with them.
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The Circle Cast: The Lost Years of Morgan le Fay

Alex Epstein

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The king then said to the knight, “Have you ever in your life done any then, after carefully thinking over the events of his past life, related to the king the following deed, which he had done in his reverence for town which belonged to them by hereditary right; and whilst my father abounded in all kinds of wealth, the other knight, on the con- trary, was always poor and needy, and, becoming envious of my father, he treacherously murdered him. A scholarly attempt to describe the lives and culture of six medieval figures including a Frankish peasant in the time of Charlemagne and a Paris housewife in the 14th century. 681.
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King Arthur's Knights: The Tales Re-Told for Boys & Girls

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This servant said to the emperor, ' Fell these fir-trees, and make me a bed.' ' Fell them I will not; they are of exquisite beauty.' * If you don't, I shall die.' The emperor set men to work, and felled the firs, and gathered all the chips, and burned them with fire. Tolkien observes, “the association of children and fairy-stories is an accident of our domestic history. Though the Medieval Period is often overlapping in its timeline with the Renaissance Period, many of today’s medieval legends came out of both of these eras, and some began before the Christian Era.
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