Ten Italian Folktales

Ten Italian Folktales An excerpt of ten stories from Italian Folktales

  • Title: Ten Italian Folktales
  • Author: Italo Calvino George Martin
  • ISBN: 9780146000393
  • Page: 472
  • Format: Paperback
  • An excerpt of ten stories from Italian Folktales.

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    1. For the moment, just John Turturro reading the Animated Fairy Tale, “The False Grandmother”, which you can watch here.Recommended, and a hattip to Open Culture.

    2. This is my 4th Italo Calvino (1923-1985) book and he is still to disappoint. According to Wiki, Calvino was the most-translated contemporary Italian writer at the time of his death, and a noted contender for the Nobel Prize for Literature. Maybe he did not win the Nobel because his writings, the 3 books of him that I’ve read, have no political undertones.This book, Ten Italian Folktales was included in penguin 60s, 60 small books that were published by Penguin Group on the occasion of their 60 [...]

    3. Ten short stories published as a Penguin 60, taken from the larger collection of folk tales by the same author.These were easy reading, but somewhat predictable and a number of these stories followed the same pattern [poor character in a situation where they are disadvantaged: something semi-magical happens: character gains wealth, nobility and usually a princess. The Italian Brothers Grimm, but less gritty, less dark. Very pro-royals - many kings, princes and princesses.For me the stories range [...]

    4. This is a lovely sample of Calvino's recording of Italian folktales. It contains many familiar tropes, but in new contexts. Some tales are built on dreamlike lack of logic, others contain magic, all of them are entrancing.'n Boeiende keuse uit Calvino se optekening van Italiaanse volksverhale: lig en vermaaklik, al is almal nie vrolik nie. Bekende volksverhaalelemente kom voor, wat die universaliteit van storievertel beklemtoon.

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