Tales Heard and Tales Read: From Chile to Australia: A Memoir

Carmen Schiessler


This is an autobiographical reflection on my life with folktales, the trigger for my enriched experiences with reading in a new language and in the ways of imagination in my new land. For I used story to make my ongoing identity, even as it helped me to escape to a world of enchantment. Story, read or told, is the way to lands where ‘everything and anything’ is possible.


Identity; Folk Tales; Fairy Tales;

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