Black Swan, White RavenBook - 1998
A stellar assymbly of many of today's most creative and accomplishedstorytellers has gathered around the tribal fire to embroider well-worn yarnswith new golden thread. Black Swan, White Raven revisits the tales thatcharmed, enthralled, and terrified us in our early youth -- carrying usaloft into the healthy, beating heart of cherished myth to tell once again thestories of Rumpelstiltskins and sleeping beauties, only this time from an edgy,provocative and distinctly adult perspective. The themes and archetypes of ourbeloved childhood fiction are reexamined in a darker light by 21 superb tellerof tales who deftly uncover the ironic, the outrageous, the enigmatic and theerotic at the core of the world's best-known fables, while revealing thesobering truths and lies behind "happily ever after."
Publisher: Rockville, Md. : Prime Books,a c1998
Characteristics: xi, 366 p. ; 22 cm