Tag Archives: Fairy Tales

And she lived, ever after

Coming up on the dark time of the year, with the longest nights, the Beamers took a trip into the darker recesses of fairy tales and folklore with Tanith Lee’s collection of revised tales, Redder Than Blood.  Known for her wide-ranging interests and settings, Ms. Lee was one of the originators of the current fictional …

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Grimm and grimmer?

John O’Neill, publisher and editor of Black Gate web magazine, is reporting that author-artist Shaun Tan (Academy Award winning short film The Lost Thing, The Arrival) is publishing a book of illustrations of the sculptures he has created to accompany his re-imaginings of the classic Grimm brothers fairy tales like “Hansel and Gretel”. The Singing …

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Tim Burton’s “Hansel and Gretel”

Tim Burton’s “Hansel and Gretel” aired once on the Disney Channel at 10:30 p.m. on Halloween 1983 and has long been thought lost.

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Cinderfellas: The Long-Lost Fairy Tales

Maria Tatar, an expert in children’s and German literature, and folklore, has posted on the New Yorker Book Bench blog an analysis of a Guardian report that 500 unknown — well, maybe not so unknown — fairy tales, languishing for over a century in the municipal archive of Regensburg, Germany, have been discovered. The tales …

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