Cinderella · Fairy Tale · Historical · NovElla

Finette Cendron

Charles Perrault had competition! Historically, women were the tellers of traditional folktales, and the salon scene in Paris was full of aristocratic women exercising their storytelling. Madame d’Aulnoy (c.1650 – 1705) produced a number of fairy tales around the same time as Charles Perrault. We could just as easily be most familiar with her version of… Continue reading Finette Cendron

Fairy Tale · LOTR · NovElla

Fairy Tales in The Silmarillion

“A day will come at last when I Shall take the hidden paths that run West of the Moon, East of the Sun.” – Tolkien, “The Road Goes Ever On” J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Silmarillion delves into the history of Middle Earth, and the world of Arda as a whole. It contains a lot of background… Continue reading Fairy Tales in The Silmarillion