By Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling
A stellar assymbly of lots of today's such a lot artistic and entire storytellers has accrued round the tribal fireplace to embroider well-worn yarns with new golden thread. Black Swan, White Raven revisits the stories that charmed, enthralled, and terrified us in our early adolescence - sporting us aloft into the fit, beating center of loved delusion to inform once more the tales of Rumpelstiltskins and snoozing beauties, merely this time from an edgy, provocative and fantastically grownup point of view. the subjects and archetypes of our loved early life fiction are reexamined in a darker gentle through 21 wonderful teller of stories who deftly discover the ironic, the outrageous, the enigmatic and the erotic on the center of the world's best-known fables, whereas revealing the sobering truths and lies in the back of "happily ever after."
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In his books about bees, termites, and ants, Maeterlinck practiced cultural entomology, a new emerging genre based on the perceived analogy between the life of insects and that of the human collective. Combining 16 The Maeterlinck Reader philosophy, science, and literature, cultural entomology was well suited to the Belgian’s experience, talents, and cast of mind, and he created several of his most popular and enduring works in the genre. Maeterlinck had become first acquainted with apiculture as a child in Ghent, and even kept bees in his Paris apartment.
However, there were those like Artaud, Breton, and the Surrealists, who in their celebration of the dream and its inseparability from life continued to remember and honor Maeterlinck as a precursor and active presence. Artaud pointed out that there was more in Maeterlinck than the tragedy of the everyday and called attention to his predilection for violence and the oneiric. By the 1960s, Maeterlinck the playwright re-emerged as a precursor of Beckett and grandparent of the theatre of the absurd.
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Black Swan, White Raven: A Modern Collection of Fairy Tales by Ellen Datlow, Terri Windling