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Kissing the Witch
by Hyperion Books
Written in English
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Kissing the Witch. Old Tales in New Skins Linus Baker is a by-the-book case worker in the Department in Charge of Magical Youth. He's tasked with determining whether six dangerous magical children are likely to bring about the end of the world. Arthur Parnassus is the master of the orphanage. He would do anything to keep the children safe. In Kissing the Witch, Emma Donoghue (author of the Man Booker and Orange prize shortlisted novel Room) unwinds thirteen fairy tales and writes them anew: Cinderella forsakes the handsome prince and runs off with the fairy godmother, Beauty discovers the Beast behind the mask is not so very different from the face she sees in the mirror, and Snow White is /5(57).
If fairy tales are not your thing, never fear! I will returning to posting reviews of all sorts of other books after April 4th! My FTF guest post. Adapted for the stage in by Donoghue, from her book of the same name, "Kissing the Witch" delivers a series of loosely interlinked fairytales ripe for a feminist re-imagining, highlighting popular mis-representations of the witch, and, by extension, of women.
Kissing the Witch is a clever little book that takes well known fairy tales and tells them from the perspective of different women involved in the stories. Each story is then linked through the characters who each tell their own 's a lovely structure and the book . Kissing the Witch Hardcover – 24 April by Emma Donoghue (Author) › Visit Amazon's Emma Donoghue Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Emma Donoghue (Author) out of 5 stars 57 ratings. See all 8 /5(57).
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Kissing the Witch: Old Tales in New Skins Paperback – Febru by Emma Donoghue (Author)/5(81). Kissing the Witch is a quirky collection with the sub-title 'Old Tales in New Skins' - it contains thirteen re-imagined fairy tales by Irish writer Emma Donoghue. Donoghue's publishing credits include a non-fiction book on lesbian culture, and a lesbian sensibility is evident in this collection/5.
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Kissing the Witch: Old Tales in New Skins (UK title, Kissing the Witch) (New York: Joanna Cotler Books, ), my third book of fiction and first story collection, is a sequence of thirteen re-imagined fairytales, inspired by traditional European sources (Brothers Grimm, Perrault, Hans Anderson).
Published for adults in the UK and for young adults in the US, it was shortlisted for. Kissing the Witch: Old Tales in New Skins. Thirteen tales are unspun from the deeply familiar, and woven anew into a collection of fairy tales that /5(18).
In Kissing the Witch, Emma Donoghue (author of the Man Booker and Orange prize shortlisted novel Room) unwinds thirteen fairy tales and writes them anew: Cinderella forsakes the handsome prince and runs off with the fairy godmother, Beauty discovers the Beast behind the mask is not so very different from the face she sees in the mirror, and Snow White /5(3).
The thing that many readers have found particularly special about Kissing the Witch, is that everything is told from the female perspective. The tales are wonderfully empowering to women. All of the female characters have their own mind and make their own choices – often helped along by other women.
Free download or read online Kissing the Witch: Old Tales in New Skins pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of this novel was published inand was written by Emma Donoghue. The book was published in multiple languages including English language, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format/5.
The Kissing the Witch: Old Tales in New Skins Community Note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, character list, theme list, historical context, author biography and quizzes written by community members like you.
Osculum infame is the name of a witch 's supposed ritual greeting upon meeting with the Devil. The name means The Shameful Kiss, or The Kiss of Shame since it involved kissing the devil's anus, his other mouth. According to folklore, it was this kiss that allowed the Devil to seduce women.
1 The Kiss of Shame. Bibliography. The Kiss of Shame. Kissing the Witch (). My third full-length play, an adaptation of five of the thirteen stories from my fairy-tale book of the same name (), was commissioned by San Francisco's Magic Theatre. Cast: three women, one man.
Kissing the Witch at. About the Book Thirteen tales are unspun from the deeply familiar, and woven anew into a collection of fairy tales that wind back through time. Acclaimed Irish author Emma Donoghue reveals heroines young and old in unexpected alliances--sometimes treacherous, sometimes erotic, but always courageous.
Kissing the Witch by Emma Donoghue. The. Kissing the Witch: Old Tales in New Skins Lesbian and Bisexual Book Award for Literature. Her novel Slammerkin was a finalist in the Irish Times Irish Literature Prize for Fiction.
The Sealed Letter, published inwas her latest work of historical fiction. It is based on the Codrington Affair - which was a divorce case that /5(18). Kissing the Witch, Emma Donoghue's refreshing collection of fairy tales, offers readers weaned on "happily ever after " a startling new perspective on age-old tales.
In Kissing the Witch, women young and old wander a strange and delightful landscape in search of shelter, power, or their heart's desire/5(15). In Kissing the Witch, Emma Donoghue (author of the Man Booker and Orange prize shortlisted novel Room) unwinds thirteen fairy tales and writes them anew: Cinderella forsakes the handsome prince and runs off with the fairy godmother, Beauty discovers the Beast behind the mask is not so very different from the face she sees in the mirror, and Snow White is.
Kissing the Witch Old Tales in New Skins by Emma Donoghue available in Trade Paperback onalso read synopsis and reviews. Thirteen tales are unspun from the deeply familiar, and woven anew into a collection of fairy tales.
Book Review Title: The Witch's Kiss Author: Katharine Corr & Elizabeth Corr Genre: YA/Fantasy/Paranormal Rating: ***** Review: The opening chapter of the Witchs Kiss was great we meet Meredith a witch who pledges that for the rest of her life and the rest of descendants lives they will try and find a way to destroy Gwydion and all traces of his magic/5.
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[Emma Donoghue] -- A collection of thirteen interconnected stories that give old fairy tales a new twist. Buy a cheap copy of Kissing the Witch: Old Tales in New book by Emma Donoghue. At age 28 Emma Donoghue is already a marvel.
The author of two critically acclaimed novels, a fascinating work of lesbian history, and a series 5/5(5). A New York Times Notable Book, KISS THE WITCH is beyond amazing!
This is fairy tales retold with a feminist slant, and done so well. Some of the stories are familiar and some take thought to recognize and Donoghue connects them so well.
Emma Donoghue is a brilliant writer. If you aren't reading her you should be whether you are male or female/5(63). Rumplestiltskin becomes “The Tale of the Spinster,” a story about a hard-nosed workaholic who doesn’t pay attention to the strange woman who comes to live with her until it’s too late.
The final story, “The Tale of the Kiss,” which gives the book its title, takes the sea witch from The Little Mermaid as its main : Lauren Naturale.Kissing the Witch: Old Tales in New Skins Emma Donoghue, Author Harper Teen $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author But the book .