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By Ignacz Kunos, Willy Pogany

This quantity is a treasure chest of vintage jap stories drawing at the wealthy folklore of Turkey. Forty-four Turkish Fairy stories has now not been in print for nearly a hundred years, typically as the unique version had lavish construction criteria. at the used marketplace, mint copies of the 1913 unique can fee as much as 4 figures. This quantity is accurately titled Fairy stories simply because anything certainly 'fairy' happens. There are speaking animals, flying horses, birds that magically develop into appealing maidens, quests to win the hand of a princess, magical gadgets, basic, but courageous, peasants, wizards, witches, dragons and dungeons, epic trips, and loveable fools. nearly all of those tales comprise encounters with 'Dews', or Turkish supernatural beings, greater recognized within the West as 'Genies.' occasionally the Turkish Dews also are referred to as 'Arabs!' there are various different particularly Turkish components and references within the tales, for which the word list on the finish of the ebook is of specific support. So this is not easily an orientalised set of ecu stories, yet used to be drawn from an real Turkish oral storytelling culture via Dr. Ignácz Kúnos . Plus, there are virtually two hundred illustrations exquisitely crafted via Willy Pogany. whereas our construction isn't as lavish because the unique, it does comprise the unique illustrations. word: a number of the illustrations will be thought of improper by way of twenty first Century criteria simply because they are often regarded as caricatures with visible ethnic stereotypes. even though, ordinarily, the illustrator is portraying imaginary creatures, that are presupposed to be ugly. additionally to be remembered is the booklet used to be initially produced in 1913 whilst the world's attitudes in the direction of racial tolerance and reputation have been rather diverse to these of this day. 33% of the internet could be donated to charities in Turkey for schooling scholarships

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