De Nugis Curialium is a strange book in which history, religious debate and court satire are interwoven with a tangle of mythology, folklore and eerie supernatural tales.
Trolls come in many shapes and sizes. No one description can fit them all. Is there a core of Trollness which we can uncover?
There are two main challenges to retelling folklore, myths and legends for children: making the story suitable and fun for the child audience (listeners or readers); and being as faithful and sensitive as possible to the original story.
In 1750, Edo-period Japan, Maruyama Ōkyo opened his eyes from a fitful sleep and beheld a dead woman.
The burial and subsequent unearthing of cursed objects is an act that is astonishingly common in Folk Horror.