By Neil Gaiman,Patrick Marcel
Fières, impulsives et passionnées, ces divinités mythiques nous livrent enfin ici leur passionnante – et très humaine – histoire.
By Neil Gaiman,Patrick Marcel
By Don Beecher
Renowned this day for his contribution to the increase of the fashionable eu fairy story, Giovan Francesco Straparola (c. 1480–c. 1557) is very recognized for his incredible anthology The friendly Nights. initially released in Venice in 1550 and 1553, this assortment gains seventy-three folks tales, fables, jests, and pseudo-histories, together with 9 stories we would now designate for ‘mature readers’ and seventeen proto-fairy stories. the vast majority of those tales, together with classics akin to ‘Puss in Boots,’ made their first ever visual appeal during this assortment; jointly, the stories contain the most various and fascinating Renaissance miscellanies ever produced. Its allure sustained it via twenty-six versions within the first sixty years.
This complete serious variation of The friendly Nights offers those tales in English for the 1st time in over a century. The textual content takes its concept from the distinguished Waters translation, that's totally revised the following to render it either extra devoted to the unique and extra sparkishly idiomatic than ever earlier than. The tales are followed through a wealthy sampling of illustrations, together with originals from nineteenth-century English and French models of the text.
As a accomplished severe and old variation, those volumes include way more info at the tales than are available in any current stories, literary histories, or Italian variants of the paintings. Donald Beecher offers a long creation discussing Straparola as an writer, the character of fairy stories and their passage via oral tradition, and the way this phenomenon presents a brand new reservoir of reports for literary variation. furthermore, the tales all function large commentaries analysing not just their subject matters but additionally their attention-grabbing provenances, drawing on hundreds of thousands of analogue stories going again to historical Sanskrit, Persian, and Arabic stories.
Immensely exciting and readable, The friendly Nights will entice someone attracted to fairy stories, historical tales, and folks creations. Such readers also will take pleasure in Beecher’s academically stable and erudite commentaries, which spread in a way as gentle and fun because the tales themselves.
By Frank McManus
It is expounded that this land known as ODIUM holds the keys to our lifestyles, our previous and our destiny. to discover the island and rediscover its secrets and techniques will lead to a time of serious prosperity, wonderment and peace upon all lands.
However, in the course of the millennia all the charts and documents to ODIUM were misplaced. All that is still are the unusual tales that elders will inform to their younger at bedtime. accordingly, ODIUM used to be to stay ceaselessly a fable, a narrative advised to childrens, or so we have been ended in believe.
This is the story of 2 notable top acquaintances, who find a nice mystery and develop into adventures. buddies who by no means gave up, who dared to problem truth and their very own knowledge as a way to rediscover and discover ODIUM. For the great of the numerous, at the hopes of some, they launched into a trip of a lifetime.
By Thierry Jigourel
La Bretagne est un monde enchanté. Et merveilleux. De tout temps. C'est l. a. terre d'élection des fées, des nains, des korrigans, des bugel-noz, des mauvais sorciers et des bonnes marraines, de l'Ankou, des morganed, des folliked et des korrils. Une terre où le monde seen se double, en permanence du monde invisible. Le will pay de Gwenc han, le dernier druide et de Merlin l'enchanteur. Du roi Arthur et de son amante Viviane. Celui aussi où les dragons se cachent à l'eau pour ressusciter en des temps meilleurs.
By Frank Hall
By Kristiina Ehin,Ilmar Lehtpere
By Pia Skogemann
“Pia Skogemann’s eloquent exposition is very fertile even for an unbeliever like myself.... Her tackle Tolkien’s trilogy pleasantly expands his universe in a most galvanizing fashion.... She transports the paintings past black-and-white statements concerning the kin among strong and evil.” —Bo Tao Michaelis, Politiken
“If you're looking for how to appreciate Jung’s theories, Skogemann’s paintings is eminent.... i will warmly suggest this book.” —Niels H. Elberling, Højskolebladet
“The writer indicates why Tolkien’s fantastic tale has touched such a lot of people.... fascinating examining for all Tolkien enthusiasts who are looking to comprehend the tale on a deeper, mental level.” —Martin Hjelmborg, Lektørudtalelse
“I have studied Tolkien for a few years, and Skogemann’s booklet is among the so much reliable and well-documented stories at the Lord of the earrings i've got ever read.” —Lars Tjalve, Kristeligt Dagblad
Where the Shadows Lie takes the reader on a trip via Tolkien’s Middle-earth, following the hobbits, their partners, and the characters they stumble upon on their quest. alongside the way in which, Skogemann unearths the deep symbolic layers which are the resource of pleasure and attraction that many locate in studying The Lord of the earrings. Aragorn, as a result of Gandalf, Legolas, and Gimli, ascends to the throne and turns into the guts of an exceptional, unified kingdom—a image of the collective Self. The 4 hobbits, representing person ego-consciousness, are remodeled via the hunt and procure the mental instruments they should renew the Shire—the small area enfolded within the nice.
Jung’s theories of the collective subconscious and the archetypes offer a key to knowing the forces of fable which are so strong in Tolkien’s masterpiece—and thereby a key to figuring out ourselves and the occasions of the skin global in our sleek times.
By Susan A. Chadwick
By Marc Letellier
By Georges Brau
En vacances dans les Landes près du Marais d’Orx, une fratrie de jeunes Parisiens entre en relation avec un pseudo Dragon : un étrange lamantin. S’en suivront de rocambolesques aventures avec une jeune châtelaine de leur âge qui les amèneront à los angeles découverte du trésor des Templiers. Ce conte moderne ravive l’histoire moyenâgeuse locale, dont los angeles présence du Prince Noir lors de l’occupation anglaise. Les croisades et l’ordre des Templiers, les Cagots, ces pèlerins de Saint Jacques de Compostelle et l’adaptation du détournement du fleuve Adour seront autant de faits historiques évoqués. Une captivante chasse au trésor, sous l’égide très pédagogique de l’impérative préservation de l. a. nature face aux flux migratoires estivaux de touristes et de l’envahissement de los angeles faune et los angeles flore du Marais d’Orx.