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Children's Literature
... Children's literature (also called juvenile literature) consists of the stories (including in books) and poems which are enjoyed by or targeted primarily at ... Children's literature has its roots in the stories and songs that adults told their children before publishing existed, as part of the wider oral ... Because of this it can be difficult to track the development of early stories ...
Yusuf Idris
... إدريس‎)(May 19, 1927 - August 1, 1991) was an Egyptian writer of plays, short stories, and novels. 1954 at the time when his first collection of stories The Cheapest Nights was published ... Yusuf Idris’ stories are powerful and immediate reflections of the experiences of his own rebellious life ...
Ken St. Andre - Fiction
... Andre has written various short stories and novels ... An anthology of stories based on the Shadowrun role-playing game ... An anthology of stories about magical woods ...
Yummy Fur (comics) - Stories - Autobiographical Comics - Fuck (or I Never Liked You)
... The story also depicts the final days of Brown's mother when he was 17 ... Brown is a difficult son, and has trouble expressing his affection for her ...
The Sandman: Worlds' End - Synopsis
... and Fables and Reflections, "Worlds' End" is a volume of predominantly single-issue short stories, often only obliquely related to the principal ... The stories within the collection are each narrated by a different person during a storytelling session at the inn as the introduction notes, this is similar to the device used in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales ... together by the short sequences between stories set at the inn itself ...

Famous quotes containing the word stories:

    A man is known by the books he reads, by the company he keeps, by the praise he gives, by his dress, by his tastes, by his distastes, by the stories he tells, by his gait, by the notion of his eye, by the look of his house, of his chamber; for nothing on earth is solitary but every thing hath affinities infinite.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Reporters are not paid to operate in retrospect. Because when news begins to solidify into current events and finally harden into history, it is the stories we didn’t write, the questions we didn’t ask that prove far, far more damaging than the ones we did.
    Anna Quindlen (b. 1952)

    the tide lays down its wet throat
    and alters the land to island—even as I watch
    I say there is no shore
    apart from stories of it,
    no smoke, no hut, no beacon ...
    Lynn Emanuel (b. 1949)