Browsing posts tagged: Folk literature
Toxic Panda

Solve the puzzles in this book and win cash prizes totaling US $4350.Welcome to the Toxic Panda the amazing armchair treasure hunt novel written entirely without the letter E. The first person to solve the puzzle for each chapter of Toxic Panda will receive a cash prize.

Tolkien the Medievalist

Interdisciplinary in approach, Tolkien the Medievalist provides a fresh perspective on J. R. R. Tolkien’s Medievalism. In fifteen essays, eminent scholars and new voices explore how Professor Tolkien responded to a modern age of crisis – historical, academic and personal – by adapting his scholarship on medieval literature to his own personal voice. The four […]

Beauties and Beasts

This volume offers 28 versions of the fable of "Beauty and the Beast", with minimal adaptations from Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and America. Afterwards, the author discusses Disney's film version of this familiar theme of a lonely beast transformed by the magic of human love.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

‘Oh, please, dear hunter, have mercy! If you will let me go, I’ll gladly wander away, far away into the wildwood and I’ll never come back again.’“The huntsman was glad enough to help the sweet innocent girl, so he said, ‘Well, run away then, poor child, and may the beasts of the wood have mercy […]

Great Australian Stories

Great Australian Stories is true to its title as it wanders from bush track to spooky hollow, follows the path of yowies and bunyips, searches for Lasseter's Reef, meets Dad and Dave and, on a different path, Henny-Penny, and then rambles into the cities where just as many entertaining characters are ready to tell their […]

Rosie Little’s Cautionary Tales for Girls

These are not, I should say at the outset, tales written for the benefit of good and well-behaved girls who always stick to the path when they go to Grandma’s. Skipping along in their gingham frills – basket of scones, jam and clotted cream upon their arms – what need can these girls have for […]

Sing Love 101

Sing Love 101 a collection of 101 love poems in which this wordsmith worth his words brings together the good, the bad and the ugly of human love experiences. The poems are glossed with the simplicity of a sweet gentle breeze that caresses the reader’s heart like that blowing across his childhood rice fields in […]

Intwasa Poetry

Intwasa Poetry is a book of memorable poems from inside and outside Zimbabwe. The fifteen poets who are brought together in this collection have all read from their work at the Intwasa Arts Festival koBulawayo. There is a diversity in their work. The poems of love, of sensuality, of humour, of compassion, of yearning, of […]