Children Into Swans

Jan Beveridge

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Children Into Swans

Children Into Swans Fairy tales are alive with the supernatural elves dwarfs fairies giants and trolls as well as witches with magic wands and sorcerers who cast spells and enchantments Children into Swans examines

  • Title: Children Into Swans
  • Author: Jan Beveridge
  • ISBN: 9781322208503
  • Page: 203
  • Format: ebook
  • Fairy tales are alive with the supernatural elves, dwarfs, fairies, giants, and trolls, as well as witches with magic wands and sorcerers who cast spells and enchantments Children into Swans examines these motifs in a range of ancient stories Moving from the rich period of nineteenth century fairy tales back as far as the earliest folk literature of northern Europe, JaFairy tales are alive with the supernatural elves, dwarfs, fairies, giants, and trolls, as well as witches with magic wands and sorcerers who cast spells and enchantments Children into Swans examines these motifs in a range of ancient stories Moving from the rich period of nineteenth century fairy tales back as far as the earliest folk literature of northern Europe, Jan Beveridge shows how long these supernatural features have been a part of storytelling, with ancient tales, many from Celtic and Norse mythology, that offer glimpses into a remote era and a pre Christian sensibility The earliest stories often show significant differences from what we might expect Elves mingle with Norse gods, dwarfs belong to a proud clan of magician smiths, and fairies are shape shifters emerging from the hills and the sea mist In story traditions with roots in a pre Christian imagination, an invisible other world exists alongside our own From the lost cultures of a thousand years ago, Children into Swans opens the door on some of the most extraordinary worlds ever portrayed in literature worlds that are both starkly beautiful and full of horrors.

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      Published :2018-03-27T02:07:39+00:00

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