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Storytelling

Aesop
semi-legendary fabulist of ancient Greece. [Gk. Lit.: Harvey, 10]
Münchäusen
Baron traveler grossly embellishes his experiences. [Ger. Lit.: Harvey, 565]
Mother Goose
originally a fictitious nursery rhyme spinner from Perrault, later a Bostonian authoress. [Fr. Lit.: Brewer Handbook, 732]
Odysseus
wily teller of tales. [Gk. Legend: Odyssey]
Ovid
(Publius Ovidius Naso, 43 B.C.—A.D. 17) great storyteller of classical mythology. [Rom. Lit.: Zimmerman, 187]
Remus, Uncle
narrator of animal tales in Old South. [Am. Lit.: Nights with Uncle Remus]
Sandy
told endless tales as she and Boss traveled. [Am. Lit.: A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court]
Scheherazade
forestalls her execution with 1,001 tales. [Arab. Lit.: Arabian Nights]
Watson, Dr. John H.
chronicles Sherlock Holmes’s cases. [Br. Lit.: Arthur Conan Doyle Sherlock Holmes]
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Nell is a passionate promoter of storytelling as a vibrant, contemporary performance art: a totally accessible art form for all people under all circumstances everywhere in the world.
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