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Gossip from the Forest: A Search for the Hidden Roots of Our Fairytales

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Gossip from the Forest: A Search for the Hidden Roots of Our Fairytales - Maitland, Sara
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Fairytales are one of our earliest and most vital cultural forms, and forests one of our most ancient and primal landscapes. Both evoke a similar sensation in us - we find them beautiful and magical, but also spooky, sometimes horrifying. In this fascinating book, Maitland argues that the two forms are intimately connected: the mysterious secrets and silences, gifts and perils of the forests were both the background and the source of fairytales. Yet both forests and fairy stories are at risk and their loss deprives us of ...

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Gossip from the Forest: A Search for the Hidden Roots of Our Fairytales 2012, Granta Books, London

ISBN-13: 9781847084293

Hardcover