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On Fairies…

“Fairies have to be one thing or the other, because being so small they unfortunately have room for one feeling only at a time.” – J.M. Barrie

On a Short History of Myth…

“The experience of reading a novel has certain qualities similar to mythology. It can be seen as a form of mediation. Readers have to live with a novel for days or even weeks. It projects them into another world, parallel to but apart from their ordinary lives. They know perfectly well that this fictional realm … Continue reading