Fairytales

‎”In fairy tales, every thought is as real as every rabbit. Every witch as real as every breadcrumb. Every happy reversal of fortune is as real as every disaster. Every wolf—or is that a transvestite grandma?—is as real as every talking bird or chicken-legged house or donkey-skinned girl on the run from a lecherous father… In fairy tales there is no reality outside the pages but only the one reality, not copies of a purer reality, but one reality in its infinite variations and difference, which flows through all pages and lives and dies everywhere. There is nothing to represent because there is nothing beyond. There is the here and now and there is the becoming. Again, fairy tales create worlds. Fabulism, a type of fairy tale, creates worlds.” —Kate Bernheimer

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