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Traditional tales in prose and verse

John Robertson

Traditional tales in prose and verse

by John Robertson

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Published by Printed by Hay Nisbet in Glasgow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Robertson, Partick.
The Physical Object
Pagination220p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21862056M

A small-sized book, with a clearly printed assembly of mainly traditional tales and verse for the very young on ghostly or witchish themes. But in Ultra-Crepidarius, his verse satire on Gifford, he translated his ire into bouncing anapaestic couplets full of relaxed Cockney fun. One of the commonest patterns in the history of children’s literature is the way in which traditional tales, medieval epics and romances become part of children’s reading. Some of them then survive principally as children’s books, though they started out as entertainment for the whole community. This was how British children became the primary consumers of the tales of Guy of Warwick Author: David Blamires.

TRADITIONAL TALES Yolen, Jane. A Sip of Aesop (illus. Karen Barbour). New York: The Blue Sky Press, ISBN Thirteen popular fables from Aesop are retold in verse. The poetry is fun to read and the illustrations are colorful and lively. This is a great book to use when introducing fables to young children. Keeping alive the tradition of tales, prose and verse; Fiction goes interactive and digital 'Writing becomes difficult if your books sell' #Weekendpick: Two books you can look forward to.

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It contains stunning new translations of such canonical texts as The Tales of the Heike as well as works and genres previously ignored by scholars and unknown. In the tradition of Aesop, the fables in this entertaining collection also impart practical, moral advice. Included are a trio of tales in verse as well as prose favorites such as "Sleeping Beauty," and "Little Red Riding Hood." English translations appear on pages facing the original French.

The most complete edition available in English. The deployment of verse and prose in the plays springs partly from the conventions of his time, but there’s a great deal we can learn about Shakespeare by looking at the way he exploits these forms to serve many dramatic purposes – to fashion psychologically interesting characters, chart relationships, support plot developments, and even explore.

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This is the most complete edition available in English, comprising the verse tales as well as those in prose, plus all the original prefaces, letters, introductions, morals, and more. Snorri Sturluson feared that the traditional techniques of Norse poetics, the pagan kennings, and the allusions to mythology would be forgotten with the introduction of new verse forms from Europe.

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