Ignas Kunos' 1913 traditional "Forty-Four Turkish Fairy Tales" has already been re-released in hardcover with a color interior giving a brand new rent of life to a classic associated with children's literature. Exquisitely illustrated by the particular late Willy Pogany, this volume can enable a whole generation of kids to become reacquainted with fairy stories and folklore from the Orient not really seen in print for over the century. This volume is a prize chest of classic Eastern tales sketching on the rich folklore of Chicken. Forty-four Turkish Fairy Tales has not really been in print for almost hundred years, mainly because the initial model had lavish production standards. To the utilized market, mint copies of the 1913 original can cost up to 4 figures. This volume is appropriately entitled Fairy Tales because something definitely 'fairy' occurs. You can find talking animals, flying race horses, birds that magically change into attractive maidens, quests to win the hands of a princess, magical objects, basic, yet brave, peasants, wizards, witches, dragons and dungeons, epic journeys, and loveable fools. The majority of these tales contain encounters with 'Dews', or European supernatural beings, better known in the particular West as 'Genies. ' Sometimes the particular Turkish Dews are also called 'Arabs! ' There are many other particularly Turkish elements and references within the particular stories, for which the glossary on the end of the book is certainly of particular help. So this isn't really simply an orientalised set of Euro Tales, but was drawn from a good authentic Turkish oral storytelling tradition simply by Dr. IgnÃƒÂ¡cz KÃƒÂºnos. Plus, there are usually almost 200 illustrations exquisitely crafted simply by Willy Pogany with the colour china faithfully reproduced. Note: some of the particular illustrations may be considered unsuitable simply by 21st Century standards because they may be considered as caricatures with apparent ethnic stereotypes. However, in most situations, the illustrator is portraying imaginary animals, which are said to be repulsive. Also to be remembered is the particular book was originally produced in 1913 when the world's attitudes towards ethnic tolerance and acceptance were quite various to those of today. Fore a lot more information, a table of contents or even maybe the cover image click upon this link http://www.abelapublishing.com/FortyFourTales.html To view the particular complete collection of Eastern European plus Middle Eastern tales click on this particular link http://www.abelapublishing.com/EasternEurope.html Abela Publishing is the social enterprise publisher. 33% of their particular income is donated to charities about the world. To see which charitable organizations are currently supported, go to http://www.abelapublishing.com/charity.html To view the whole Fairytales, Folk traditions, Myths and Legends catalogue, go in order to http://www.abelapublishing.com/catalogue.html Related Articles - forty 4 turkish fairy tales, forty four european, forty four, turkish, turkish fairy stories, fairy tales, fairytales, folklore, turkey, pogany, genie, Email this Article to the Friend! Receive Articles like this one particular direct to your email box! Sign up for free today!
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