Over The Rainbow: Folk And Fairy Tales From The Margins

November 30, 2018|
Over The Rainbow: Folk And Fairy Tales From The Margins by Derek Newman-stille
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Fairy tales tell us the stories we need to hear, the truths we need to be aware of. Arising from oral narrative, born of imagination, they are constantly being adapted to fit new cultural contexts. They shapeshift just like their characters. Their plots, motifs, and elements often serving as warnings. 

Over the Rainbow: Folk and Fairy Tales from the Margins is a collection of adult stories that invite us to imagine new possibilities for our contemporary times. And much is happening in these times! Cultural diversification and increased societal awareness of personal differences is allowing voices that tend to be silenced by mainstream society to come to the forefront. 

Collected by seven-time Prix Aurora Award-winning editor Derek Newman-Stille, these are edgy stories, tales that invite us to walk out of our comfort zone and see what resides at the margins. Over the Rainbow is a gathering of modern literature that brings together views and perspectives of the underrepresented, from the fringe, those whose narratives are at the core of today’s conversations—voices that we all need to hear.
Derek Newman-Stille holds a PhD and ABD, runs the five-time Aurora Award-winning website Speculating Canada (challenging the barriers of the way we define reality), is a reviewer, editor, and artist. He is an advocate for marginalized people.
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Title:Over The Rainbow: Folk And Fairy Tales From The MarginsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.7 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.7 inPublished:November 30, 2018Publisher:EXILE EDITIONSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1550967126

ISBN - 13:9781550967128

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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