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"A Golden Thread," by John Strudwick, 1885

Day 3 3 Fates - Painting by John Strudwick, "The Golden Thread", 1885 Thetis is the goddess of creation and the dispositions.

"The Girl at the Spinning Wheel" by Katherine D. M. Bywater, 1885

Some modern critics disparage fairy tales for their depiction of women. But, the truth is that fairy tales are complex with much to offer women of any age.

Lawrence Fishburne recites E.E. Cummings' "Freedom Is a Breakfast Food" on Craig Ferguson 5-13-09

Lawrence Fishburne recites E. Cummings' "Freedom Is a Breakfast Food" on Craig Ferguson

John Anster Fitzgerald

Artwork by John Austen Fitzgerald, Sea-Sprites in Flight, Made of oil on canvas

Leading Light: The comet has passed and the dust has settled

Nonesuch Records Silver Threads (wefted histories for sure, possible the whole album?

Verdandi by andreiaugrai

This is an old card illustration I did for the Talisman game expansion - The Woodland © Fantasy Flight Games Verdandi

The Multicolored Diary: Folklore Thursday: The Virgin Mary gets her period

The Multicolored Diary: Folklore Thursday: The Virgin Mary gets her period

Dances with Wools | knitting, spinning, dyeing, and related fiber arts

Posts about textile history written by katknit

The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre.  In this book, renowned fairy-tale expert Jack Zipes presents a provocative new theory about why fairy tales were created and retold--and why they became such an indelible and infinitely adaptable part of cultures around the world.

The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre Jack Zipes

King Golden Hair - a new collection of fairytales

Five hundred new fairytales discovered in Germany

King Golden Hair ~ Five hundred new fairytales discovered in Germany Collection of fairytales gathered by historian Franz Xaver von Schönwerth had been locked away in an archive in Regensburg for over 150 years

The Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon, 1898

The Evolution of King Arthur

The Sleep of King Arthur in Avalon, Edward Burne-Jones, 1898

“Titania and Bottom” by Henry Fuseli, 1790.  From "Do you believe in fairies? Do I believe in fairies?!" by Carolyn Emerick. www.carolynemerick.com

Do you believe in fairies? Do I believe in fairies?!

“Titania and Bottom” by Henry Fuseli, 1790. From "Do you believe in fairies? Do I believe in fairies?!" by Carolyn Emerick. www.carolynemerick.com

goddess moon - Pesquisa Google

I love these images and depictions of the Triple Goddess. A representation of the Maiden, Mother, and Crone. The Triple Goddess is also see.

What can explain the recent explosion of interest in classic folk stories?

The Irresistible Psychology of Fairy Tales

What can explain the recent explosion of interest in classic folk stories?