Chapter V: The Magic Motif
- Hans My Hedgehog. Howard, Sue N. // Library Media Connection;May/Jun2012, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p77
The article reviews the book "Hans My Hedgehog" by Kate Coombs, illustrated by John Nickle.
- Between Straparola and Basile. Magnanini, Suzanne // Marvels & Tales;2011, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p331
Translated here for the first time, these three fairy tales from the friar Lorenzo Selva's prose romance Della metamorfosi (The Metamorphosis) deepen our understanding of the early development of the Italian tale tradition in the years between the publication of Straparola's (1550 and 1553) and...
- EDEBÄ°YATTA BÃœYÃœLÃœ GERÃ‡EKÃ‡Ä°LÄ°ÄžÄ°N "BÃœYÃœ"SÃœNÃœN MENÅžEÄ° ÃœZERÄ°NE: SOSYAL ADAPTASYON ARAÃ‡LARI OLARAK MASALLAR. Aranyosı, Ezgi Ulusoy // Milli Folklor;2011, Vol. 23 Issue 91, p189
The literary reflection of magical realism is usually examined by appeal to certain aspects of the texts that are considered to be magical realist, and to how these aspects are revealed in those texts. The attempts to define the characteristics of the "magical" as the most fundamental feature of...
- The Magic Folk. Ives, Jeff // Read;9/21/2007, Vol. 57 Issue 3, p16
The article presents a brief history of magic in literature. The author notes that every culture has aspects of magic in its storytelling tradition. He discusses the Ancient Egyptian tale of Deda the magician, the Greek epic poems "The Iliad" and "The Odyssey," containing magical characters from...
- The Fairy-Tale Detectives. // Publishers Weekly;12/19/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 50, p65
The article reviews the book "The Fairy-Tale Detectives," by Michael Buckley and illustrated by Peter Ferguson.
- FLYING HORSES AND MAGIC CARPETS. MEANS OF TRANSPORT IN SLAVIC FAIRY TALES FOR YOUNG READERS. KUJUNDŽIC, NADA // Croatian Journal of Ethnology & Folklore Research / Narodna Umje;2012, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p81
The aim of this paper is to provide outline and classify means of transport used in fairy tales. The select corpus on which the findings are based and from which examples are borrowed includes different collections of Slavic tales for young (elementary-school) readers. As a "control group",...
- Bibliography. Huang, Lucia // American Young Adult Novels & Their European Fairy-Tale Motifs;1999, p113
The article presents a list of literary works about fairy tales which were used in the book, "American Young Adult Novels and Their European Fairy-Tale Motifs." They include "The Moves Make the Man," by Bruce Brooks, "The Goats," by Brock Cole, "Fade," by Robert Cormier and "Eva," by Peter...
- II: TALIESSIN OF THE RADIANT BROW. Higginson, Thomas Wentworth // Tales of the Enchanted Islands of the Atlantic;3/1/2006, p5
Chapter 2 of the book "Tales of the Enchanted Islands of the Atlantic" is presented. It explores the tale about the couple Tegid Voel and Cardiwen, who lived in one of the islands in the Atlantic Ocean. It cites that the couple had a son, the ugliest boy in the world, and Cardiwen has planned to...
- The fairy tale connection in children's stories: Cinderella meets Sleeping Beauty. Bearse, C.I. // Reading Teacher;May92, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p688
Contains the author's findings of the conscious and unconscious reading connections that a third-grade class made when they wrote fairy tales. Cites other research on the subject; Advice for teachers; Examples of student fairy tales.