Cinderella · Fairy Tale · NovElla

Perrault vs. The Grimms

Cinderella is a fairy tale retold throughout the ages. Certain elements can be traced to different versions. Two of the most influential are Charles Perrault’s “Cendrillon, or The Little Glass Slipper” and “Aschenputtel” by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm. Many of the traditional elements we associate with the Cinderella tale-type emerged from these two famous works.… Continue reading Perrault vs. The Grimms

LOTR · NovElla · The Hobbit

Tolkien Reading Day 2018

March 25th is Tolkien Reading Day! Per the Tolkien Society, the Tolkien Reading Day theme for 2018 is “Home and Hearth: the many ways of being a Hobbit”. On that note, here is an excerpt from Bilbo’s walking song: The Road goes ever on and on Down from the door where it began. Now far… Continue reading Tolkien Reading Day 2018