Tagged: Brothers Grimm

The Handless Girl (Gordon Brown, illustrator, Fairy Tales from Grimm, print, England, 1894, public domain) 0

MythBlast | Re-membering: A Mythopoetic Interpretation of The Handless Maiden

“The Handless Maiden,” collected by the Brothers Grimm, is one of the most complete stories of feminine individuation in fairy tales. It addresses the wounding of the feminine by the patriarchal shadow, but it...


MythBlast | Life, Resurrection, and the Mythic Teachings of Frogs

A few nights ago, spring returned. In the Catskill Mountains of New York state, where I live, it’s a distinct moment, at dusk on the night when the spring peepers erupt into song. If...