Princeton University Press:
Illustrated 20 halftones
"Sorcerer's apprentice" tales - in which a young person rebels against, or complies with, an authority who holds the keys to magical powers - have been told through the centuries, in many languages and cultures, from classical times to today. This unique and beautifully illustrated book brings together more than seventy sorcerer's apprentice stories by a plethora of writers, including Ovid, Sir Walter Scott, and the Brothers Grimm. From Goethe's "The Pupil in Magic" to A. K. Ramanujan's "The Guru and His Disciple," this expansive collection presents variations of... View More...