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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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The Nature scenes are indescribable, and thus beyond any homespun storyteller's ability to verbalize.
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All a storyteller needs is something to sit on which enables the audience to be able to see and hear them.
The latest addition to the NSI's list of programs is the NSI Storytellers training program.
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Storytellers from Brazil, New York City and Ireland will perform at 7:30 p.m.
(3) The very nature of the storyteller is to lean forward.
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ONE DAY, THE YOUNG storyteller offered to take them on a walk, away from their comfortable workplace, away from the modern suburbs to the places where people worked in factories and had less time to discuss lofty issues.
Master storyteller Joe Harawira will share Maori legends about the creation of the world.
Yanagiya Kosan, the first ''rakugo'' comic storyteller to be recognized as a living national treasure, died of heart failure at his home in Tokyo's Toshima Ward early Thursday morning, his family said.