Folk Tales of the Ever After

Stories about Death, Dying and Beyond

There is a time and a season to all things, and death is an inevitable part of the circle of life. Oral traditions from all over the world are full of stories giving shape to the very human wish to defy death – our own death and the deaths of others. Folk Tales of the Ever After is a collection of traditional tales from a range of cultures which is, by turns, funny, challenging and touching. From a man in Baghdad who tries to outrun Death, to Sir Lancelot's ride on the hangman's cart and an Ancient Sumerian ball game that leads to a trip to the underworld, storytellers Fiona and June invite you to share stories from their repertoire, and insights into their working... alles anzeigen expand_more

There is a time and a season to all things, and death is an inevitable part of the circle of life.



Oral traditions from all over the world are full of stories giving shape to the very human wish to defy death – our own death and the deaths of others. Folk Tales of the Ever After is a collection of traditional tales from a range of cultures which is, by turns, funny, challenging and touching.



From a man in Baghdad who tries to outrun Death, to Sir Lancelot's ride on the hangman's cart and an Ancient Sumerian ball game that leads to a trip to the underworld, storytellers Fiona and June invite you to share stories from their repertoire, and insights into their working practice, as a journey through the mysteries of death, dying,bereavement, loss, grief and the ever after.



Fiona Collins is a storyteller telling traditional tales from around the world to adults and children. She have been a storyteller since 1989 and is known for her attention to detail, love of language, and ability to make a connection with her audience. Her most recent book for The History Press was Folk Tales for Bold Girls. She lives in North Wales.



June Peters is a well-respected storyteller who has worked for 35 years with traditional narratives from around the world, making ancient stories relevant to modern contexts. She has performed across the UK, in Jordan and in South America. She has 15 years experience as a primary class teacher and 45 years experience as a performer. She is the co-author of THP's Cuchullain and the Crow Queen and she lives in London.

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  • Artikelnummer SW9781803993959110164
  • Autor find_in_page Fiona Collins, June Peters
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  • Verlag find_in_page The History Press
  • Seitenzahl 192
  • Veröffentlichung 04.05.2023
  • ISBN 9781803993959

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