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May.25.2012 - 4:31 am
By Jane Yolen Red Riding Hood and the Wolf by Tyler Garrison   A number of years ago, folklorist Alan Dundes coined the term “fakelore” to describe stories not from the...
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May.08.2012 - 4:33 am
Life sometimes does imitate art, and without any explanations, either. When I was writing 'Troll Blood' (the third part of my trilogy 'West of the Moon') I spent a great deal...
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Mar.30.2012 - 10:38 am
  a new Fairytale Reflection   I was reminded by Celia Rees’s post on Blodeuedd, the girl who was changed into an owl, of this haunting fairytale collected by the...
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Feb.13.2012 - 2:11 pm
Schooldays. I’m about eight years old, I have my brown school reader in my hand, and I’m about to knock on the headmistress’s door. Everyone in the school has to go and read...
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