Fairy tale of the world
This is not a fairy tale in the usual sense. There are no princesses, no golden eggs, no happy endings. A brooding portrait of a solitary post apocalyptic existence, The Fairy Tale of the World is nonetheless compelling. The story was originally conceived by a brilliant young German writer, Georg Buchner, who died tragically at the age of twenty-three. His dark vision reflects the social injustice of his time. Award-winning Swiss author Jurg Amann has adapted The Fairy Tale of the World from a scene in Büchner's Woyzeck, a moving play about the effects of poverty. Internationally acclaimed artist Kathi Bhend has stunningly and surprisingly interpreted Amman's lyrical language and bleak imagery. Together they have created a book that offers not only Buchner's dark vision but also a promise of innocence and hope in a dark, despairing world. Colour illustrations
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|Grouping Title||fairy tale of the world|
|Grouping Author||amann jürg|
|Last Grouping Update||2020-01-04 01:21:46AM|
|Last Indexed||2020-01-17 03:25:40AM|
Büchner, Georg, 1813-1837.
James, J. Alison.
|author||Amann, Jürg, 1947-2013.|
James, J. Alison.
|available_at_englewood||Englewood Public Library|
|detailed_location_englewood||EPL Picture Book|
|local_callnumber_englewood||IMAGINE THAT AMANN, JURG|
|owning_library_englewood||Englewood Public Library|
|owning_location_englewood||Englewood Public Library|
Poverty -- Juvenile fiction
|title_display||Fairy tale of the world|
|title_full||Fairy tale of the world / Jörg Amann ; illustrations by Käthi Bhend ; based on a story by Georg Büchner ; translation by J. Alison James|
|title_short||Fairy tale of the world|