27. A Time for Trolls: Fairy Tales From Norway, By Asbjörnsen and Moe (1962)
finished 6/13/12: I love Scandinavian folklore because it is more lighthearted and cheeky, and less moralistic than most European fairy tales. Plus, so many talking bears! This particular volume of tales shows a pretty…
Probably one of the first things most people envision when they think of fairy tales, myths or even ancient legends is a deep, dark forest. Depending on the culture you might think of other dense pockets of nature too, whether a cave containing treasure, an oasis harboring the fountain of youth, a…
.. Okay. So the Folklore & Mythology geek part of me just had an orgasm.