Filed under Oral Tradition of Narrative

Epic, Allsburg, and The Art of the Story-Teller

Oral story-telling is in the throes of a long, drawn out death, one which it began decades, even centuries ago, well before most of us were born. And though we do not mourn that fact, we should. Continue reading

A Dance for Three, 1979

A Dance for Three, 1979

Ann Schweninger’s A Dance for Three (title “story” shown above) is a collection of 3 wordless tales. Key word: simple. And you could throw fanciful in there. But not straightforward. Definitely not straightforward. Continue reading