Saturday, November 29, 2008

Obscure/Not-So-Obscure Fairy Tales By My Idol

My idol, Sarah Beth Durst, has been writing these funny fairy tale and commentary posts, which is what I'm basing mine on. She is my idol!!! Here are her recent fairy tale posts:

The Wishing-Table, the Gold Donkey, and the Cudgel-in-the-Sack (from the Brothers Grimm)
Jack My Hedgehog (from Andrew Lang's The Green Fairy Book)
Tatterhood (a Norwegian tale from Asbjornsen and Moe)
Molly Whuppie (an English tale)
The Juniper Tree (from the Brothers Grimm)
The Princess in the Chest (a Danish tale from The Pink Fairy Book by Andrew Lang)
The Tinderbox (from Hans Christian Andersen)
Godfather Death (from the Brothers Grimm)
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (various)
The Devil with the Three Golden Hairs (from the Brothers Grimm)
The Magic Fishbone (from Charles Dickens)
Snow White and Rose Red (from the Brothers Grimm)
Sleeping Beauty and Her Children (from Italo Calvino's Italian Folktales)
Little Red Riding Hood (various)
Mother Holle (from the Brothers Grimm)
The Six Swans (from the Brothers Grimm)
The Seven Ravens (from the Brothers Grimm)
Tam Lin (from Francis James Child's ballads)
Jack-o'-Lantern (an Irish tale)
Thumbelina (from Hans Christian Andersen)
The Blue Belt

They are awesome!!!

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