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This is a book which includes five short classic stories by Hans Christian Andersen. These have been translated into Esperanto, with effort made to keep the translation true to the original text. The five stories contained in this book are : La brava stansoldato (The brave tin soldier) ; Rakonto pri patrino (The story of a mother) ; La fajroŝtalo (The tinderbox) ; La princino sur pizo (The princess and the pea) ; La knabineto kun la alumetoj (The little match-seller). The book also includes ...
 
The Little Mermaid" (Danish: Den lille havfrue, literally: "the little sea lady") is a very well known fairy tale by the Danish author Hans Christian Andersen about a young mermaid willing to give up her life in the sea and her identity as a mermaid to gain a human soul and the love of a human prince. The tale was first published in 1837 and has been adapted to various media including musical theatre and animated film. But this tale is not the Disney version, all cleaned up and made pretty. ...
 
Robin Kermode reads his favourite children's stories. All the stories are about kindness and forgiveness in some form. Robin Kermode, is an actor, best selling author, leading Communication Coach, popular keynote speaker, body language expert, media commentator, and the author of THE ESSENTIAL PUBLIC SPEAKING MASTERCLASS. His podcast, THE ART OF COMMUNICATION, has over 20,000 listeners. For more information visit: www.robinkermode.com
 
The Little Mermaid, The Ugly Duckling, The Snow Queen, The Real Princess and a host of other wonderful tales which form so much a part of childhood are part of Andersen's Fairy Tales, by Hans Christian Andersen. This volume contains eighteen selected stories. Some of them are old familiar friends, while others maybe new to some readers, but all of them equally enchanting and enthralling. Today, these stories are known almost everywhere in the world and have been translated into hundreds of l ...
 
Lord Dunsany (24 July 1878 – 25 October 1957) was a London-born Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist notable for his work in fantasy. He was influenced by Algernon Swinburne, who wrote the line "Time and the Gods are at strife" in his 1866 poem "Hymn to Proserpine", as well as by the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. In turn, Dunsany's influence was felt by H. P. Lovecraft and Ursula K. Le Guin. Arthur C. Clarke corresponded with Dunsany between 1944 and 1956. Those ...
 
Lord Dunsany (24 July 1878 – 25 October 1957) was a London-born Anglo-Irish writer and dramatist notable for his work in fantasy. He was influenced by Algernon Swinburne, who wrote the line “Time and the Gods are at strife” in his 1866 poem “Hymn to Proserpine”, as well as by the fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen. In turn, Dunsany’s influence was felt by H. P. Lovecraft and Ursula K. Le Guin. Arthur C. Clarke corresponded with Dunsany between 1944 and 1956. Those ...
 
Published in 1894, The Yellow Fairy Book is the fourth installment in the series of fairytale collections known as Andrew Lang's “Coloured” Fairy Books and is comprised of stories collected from various foreign language sources including French, German, English, Scottish, Russian, and Polish. Moreover, the tales not only intend to entertain, but also offer an underlying didactic purpose, as many of the stories place an important emphasis on righteous behavior. Featuring 48 stories, The Yello ...
 
Ink and Ash is a seasonal, bi-weekly short story podcast. Host Shawn Ennis narrates classic short stories, using sound effects and music to bring them new life. The show also asks for listener submissions. Whether you’re an aspiring author or just write as a hobby, you can be a part of the show! Send your short story to syypodcast@gmail.com for consideration, and in the meantime, thanks for listening!
 
Welcome to Click A Storys podcasts! We give you great stories about extraordinary Danes and the times they lived, wrapped in music and amazing sounds. These podcasts will give you a feel for Copenhagen and Denmark. Combine them with a city walk - you can pick and choose from the Click A Story app. It's easy to download it from iTunes Store or Google Play.
 
Grandma Knight's Tales* includes stories that provide entertainment and, hopefully, some moral learning to small listeners. A special dedication goes out to the narrators own grandchildren, by whom this book was inspired. "Merry Christmas to my Bucket, Stuff, Jo-Jo, Buster Brown Eyes, and little Curly...grandma loves you! And a very Merry Christmas to children all over the world! Enjoy!" (Deborah Knight, December 2013) Created to inspire an early love for reading, writing, and literary works ...
 
From acclaimed puppeteer Noel Macneal (the puppeteer & the voice of "BEAR IN THE BIG BLUE HOUSE") "Noel's Booknook" has Noel read classic stories, fables, myths, poems, and more in this new podcast for the whole family. Noel MacNeal launched his career on "SESAME STREET", where he honed his craft with puppetry legends Jim Henson and Frank Oz and received a Daytime Emmy Nomination for “Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Series" as "Bear." Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/noel-macnea ...
 
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In honor of the upcoming movie, The Green Knight, we invite you to the defining tale of King Arthur’s most okayest knight, Sir Gawain. It’s a Christmas story that takes a turn for the weird for Gawain when the party games start involving beheading and jolly green giants. One year later and life gets even weirder for the very-average-but-still-tryin…
 
Gena Radcliffe and John don’t blab any drab gab—they chatter hep patter about Jack Kerouac’s “October in the Railroad Earth” (1957) and Allen Ginsberg’s “Howl” (1954-55). John McCoy with Gena Radcliffe Referenced Works Howl October in the Railroad Earth Show Notes & Links Support this show and other shows like it on The Incomparable network by beco…
 
Wahoo! It’s-a me, Xolotl, your psychopomp through the nine levels of Mictlan, the Aztec Underworld. Your princess is in another castle, as these levels consist of many rivers, mountains, wind, fog, and an array of errant arrows. Wuh-oh! But don’t worry, so long as you’ve got your spirit dog guide, you’ll be fine, probably. Let’s-a go! Drunk Mytholo…
 
I no I wil be smart won day. Until thin I will diskus Daniel Keyes’s epistolary novel Flowers for Algernon (1966) with Jason Snell. John McCoy with Jason Snell Referenced Works Flowers for Algernon Show Notes & Links Support this show and other shows like it on The Incomparable network by becoming a member. Members get early access to podcasts, bon…
 
We’re going down, all the way down to Mictlan, the Aztec underworld to take a deeper look at the Gods and Goddess who run the place, including a husband and wife who just want to get flayed and eat stars and a faithful dog god with a more famous flying topside twin. Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista and Christian, recounting the feats …
 
Please invite in Jelani Lee and Matt Skuta to discuss Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1897). We can’t start until you do. John McCoy with Jelani Sims and Matt Skuta Referenced Works Dracula Show Notes & Links Support this show and other shows like it on The Incomparable network by becoming a member. Members get early access to podcasts, bonus episodes, and …
 
We are heading to Japan for a tale of murder and revenge served farm to table. On the one side, we have just an awful badger, on the other side a poor old farmer and his naïve wife. We’ll see who comes out on top when the empathetic, clever, and really good at torturing and boat-building rabbit joins the battle. Drunk Mythology is a podcast created…
 
Somebody once told us that we’d be talking to you today about Shamash, the Sun God and a major deity of the Pantheon of the Mesopotamian cultures. Sumerians know him as Utu, Sin knows him as his son, Ishtar knows him as a brother, and we (and the Akkadians) know him, we love, him, it’s Shamash time! He’s taking the Sun Chariot all the way, he’s lay…
 
Robin Kermode reads this wonderful short story for children and adults by Oscar Wilde. The story is about Little Hans and his best friend Big Hugh, the miller, The story is told by a linnet to a water-rat following a conversation about what it means to be a devoted friend. It was first published in 1888 in the anthology 'The Happy Prince and Other …
 
Bonjour cher! Today we going down the bayou and we gonna find ourselves a Rougarou. This Cajun werewolf is known to haunt Catholic kids and Lent breakers in Louisiana. Go grab your colanders and 13 of anything cause the Rougarou is coming to you. Warning: Really bad cajun accents and baby shark beats coming your way. Drunk Mythology is a podcast cr…
 
Today on a special bonus episode of Ink and Ash, hear last year’s Livestream 4 the Cure segment in preparation for this year’s 5Stream for the Cure! Don’t miss the Ink and Ash segment on Saturday night, May 22nd at 10pm Eastern. Stories and prizes – what more do you need? Want a video version of last year’s segment? Here’s the link! 0:00 – The news…
 
Join us for a wild ride in Ireland as we hop on the back of a tricksy Pooka for Pookapalooza 2021. We’re going all over the Emerald Isle to find shape-shifting tricksters who like to take drunk people for wild rides down to Demon Holes. Next stop: tales of Viking-fighting High Kings, Easter Bunnies, and yes, sexy furries. Drunk Mythology is a podca…
 
It’s phraseology and pachyderms, as Daniel Daughetee discusses Orwell’s “Politics and the English Language” (1946) and “Shooting an Elephant” (1936). John McCoy with Daniel Daughetee Support this show and other shows like it on The Incomparable network by becoming a member. Members get early access to podcasts, bonus episodes, and more.…
 
The thrilling conclusion of our talk on kings and succession. Good-Boy-Falcon-God Horus and his uncle Storm-and-Sex-God Set take their war for who’s the next King of Egypt from the battlefield to the tribunal court of the Ennead. Now, we will have order in the court of Atum-Ra. Drunk Mythology is a podcast created by Krista and Christian, recountin…
 
Listeners! Be prepared! We’re talking about kings and succession. Falcon-God Horus and his uncle Storm-and-Sex-God Set are gonna duke it out for King of Egypt. Featuring awkward family reunions. Boat races. Horny, horny hippos. Butt races. And unplanned pregnancies. Ya better yeet that skeet. And for the love of Ra, don’t eat that salad. Drunk Myth…
 
BAD DRAGONS! Want to know more about the worst bad boy dragons of pop culture and mythology? We share our rankings of the best of the worst dragons from Babylonian, Arabic, Norse and Greek mythology. We got world serpents, hydras, pythons, and greedy dwarf princes turned into dragons. Did we miss your favorite dragon to hate? Let us know. Image Cou…
 
DRAGONS! Want to know more about the best good boy dragons of pop culture and mythology? We got em both here! We share a few of our favorite dragons and learn about a few of the coolest dragons from China, Japan and Korea. Stick around til the end for our new 2021 Eat The Rich Dragon Mascot. Did we miss your favorite? Let us know. Image Courtesy of…
 
Heads up! This week we have a ghost story from Japan featuring the nosiest Yokai on this side of the Pacific - the Rokurokubi. Prepare to learn about what really happens to people who crane their necks to listen on the hot goss. But don’t worry about those long necks, it’s the Nukekubi you really gotta watch out for. It’s samurai monk up to bat aga…
 
This week on the season e finale of Stories of Yore and Yours, hear two fantastical tales – “The Corpse Nephew,” by listener Taft McConkie, and “The Man in the Moon,” by L. Frank Baum. The next episode you see on the main feed here will be under the new title of Ink and Ash – stay tuned! 0:00 – The news, State of the Show, What to expect during the…
 
An unknown man hangs in the middle of the town square, but the town barely notices. What does it mean? Why is he there? And what's that sound? Find out in Phillip K. Dick's "The Hanging Stranger!" 0:00 – Let’s start the show 1:20 – Intro to this week’s story 2:03 – “The Hanging Stranger” 32:14 – Afterword/Closing the Show – See you next time! Becom…
 
It’s Babylonian, Baby! This myth is part creation story and part epic battle. It all starts with a family tree of gods and goddesses and also the plot of neighbors. These youth are too damn noisy. Gods damn it, Tiamat’s gonna do something about it. We talk about the Babylonian/Akkadian myth and then in the latter half of the episode relate it back …
 
Marina McCoy returns to discuss faith, fairies, and newspapers in Francis Pharcellus Church’s “Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus” (1897). John McCoy with Marina McCoy Referenced Works Yes, Virginia, There is a Santa Claus Show Notes & Links Support this show and other shows like it on The Incomparable network by becoming a member. Members get e…
 
This week, enjoy some fairy tales based around the Christmas holiday – they may not be traditionally Christmassy as we think of it today, but they both have a central theme that brings home the reason we celebrate. That’s not even to mention lots of updates and a visit with the Searchlight Recipe Book! 0:00 – The news, New Patron!, Apple Podcasts R…
 
Lyman Frank Baum (1856 - 1919) is most famous for "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" and its sequels, a total of 14 novels in the Oz series. He also wrote this, published in 1902, a "biography" about Santa Claus - where he grew up, who raised him, how he became immortal, and (probably the biggest discovery of all) how he's able to deliver all those prese…
 
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