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
May the fourth, and the force, be with you!
Tonight is the second Blue Moon of 2018! We saw the first one in January and now it’s here again. A Blue Moon, or the second full Moon in a calendar month, is actually not too common. Astronomy lovers are just extra lucky this year 🙂 . Check out more details on EarthSky.
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