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The Evolution of Story Telling

FAUST Telling Tales The evolutions of four stories A man sells his soul to the devil in exchange for power and knowledge. 1 c. 538 5 1759 3 1587 GERMANY Faustbuch (stories), an anony- mous collection of magical tales involving the German astrologer and necromancer Faust, who is reputed to have sold his soul to the devil and died around 1540, 8 1946 ADANA Account of the life of Theophilus of Adana, an Orthodox cleric who makes a deal with the devil to gain his ecclesiastical position, by Eutychianus. BERLIN NEW YORK CITY Scene published from Faust (unfinished play) by Gotthold Lessing. "The Progress of Faust" (poem) by Karl Shapiro, published in The New Yorker. 9 1947, 1967 LOS ANGELES 6 1808, 1832 WEIMAR PYGMALION Faust: Part One and Part Two Doctor Faustus (novel) by Thomas Mann; Doctor Faustus (film) starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor, based on Marlowe's play. A man falls in love with his female creation. 2 c. 950 (verse drama) by Goethe. GANDERSHEIM 4 1604 7 1912 LONDON 1 с. 250 вс CYRENE Told in Cypriaca (lost text) by Philostephanus, in which a Cyprian king, Pygmalion, falls in love with an ivory statue of Venus. 7 1828, 1846, 1859 Theophilus (narrative poem) by Hrotsvitha. LONDON The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus (play) by Christopher Marlowe. PARIS Pygmalion (play) by George Bernard Shaw, in which a phonetics professor turns a Cockney flower girl into a society lady. Faust (verse drama), a French translation of Goethe's work by Gérard de Nerval; Tbe Damnation of Faust (opera) by Hector Berlioz, based on Nerval's translation; Faust (opera) by Charles Gounod. 8 1956 NEW YORK CITY 2 c.5 ROME Dublin London Told in Metamorpboses (narrative poem) by Ovid, im which a sculptor impregnates Berlin My Fair Lady (musical) by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, based on Shaw's play. Gandersheim his statue once she comes to life. 9 1999 -Weimar 3 c. 1225 LORRIS La Roman de la Rose (poem) by Guillaume de Lorris. LOS ANGELES S Paris 3 Germany She's All Tbat (flm) directed by Robert Iscove, in which a high-school nerd gets turned into a prom-queen candidate. OVienna Lorris Southern Germany 4 c. 1611 LONDON The Winter's Tale (play) by William Shakespeare. Toronto Rome - Pittsfield, MA 5 1734 LONDON -New York City Pygmalion (ballet) by Marie Salle. 6 1890 D lonia Los Angeles 10 Tokyo PARIS 1 Adana Ugarit Athens Pygmalion and Galatea (painting) by Jean-Léon Gérôme. Uttar Pradesh Cyrene Uz OEDIPUS A king unwittingly kills his father and marries his mother. 8 1957 1 с. 800 вс IONIA 5 1827, 1864 PARIS TORONTO Oedipus Explains the Riddle of the Sphinx (painting), by Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres Oedipus and the Sphinx (painting), by Gustave Moreau. Told in The Odyssey (epic poem) by Homer. Oedipus Rex (film), by Tyrone Guthrie; Sophocles and Yeats are credited as writers. 2 с. 467- с. 406 вс ATHENS LEVIATHAN The three great tragic playwrights- Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides- each write three Oedipus plays. 9 1966 LOS ANGELES Performance of Tbe End (song) by The Doors results in the group being banned from the club for profanity, after singer Jim Morrison recites his own version of the Oedipus story. A mythical sea monster terrorizes the deep. 6 1899 VIENNA Oedipus Complex introduced in The Interpretation of Dreams (treatise) by Sigmund Freud. 3 c. 1250 SOUTHERN GERMANY Page from the Ambrosiana Bible (illuminated manuscript) depicts Leviathan coiled in a circle. 5 c. 1805 LONDON Bebemoth and Leviathan 7 1865, c. 1866 PARIS Destruction of Leviatban (engraving) by Gustave Doré; The Bowels of Leviatban (drawing) by Victor Hugo. 1 с. 1350 вс UGARIT 3 с. 50 вс, с. 5, с. 60 ROME Oedipus (play) by Julius Caesar; told in Metamorpboses (narrative poem) by Ovid; Oedipus (play) by Seneca. Baal Cycle (story) narrates the fertility god Baal's fight with the sea monster Lotan. (watercolor) by William Blake. 7 1926-1927 10 2002 TOKYO Kafka on the Shore (novel) by Haruki Murakami, in which the protagonist fears falling victim to Oedipus' fate. 6 1851 PITTSFIELD, MA 2 с.600 вс DUBLIN UZ 4 e. 1570 8 1975 Sophocles' King Oedipus and Sophocles at Colonus (plays), by William Butler Yeats. The Book of Job (story) describes Leviathan as a fire-breathing sea creature that makes the ocean boil. UTTAR PRADESH Page from the Hamzanama (illuminated manuscript) shows Leviathan attacking Hamza's ship. Moby-Dick (novel) by Herman Melville. LOS ANGELES 4 1678 LONDON Oedipus (play) by John Dryden, based on Seneca. Jaws (film) directed by Steven Spielberg. Map by Haisam Hussein

The Evolution of Story Telling

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Some of the most famous stories we know today have been passed down through many generations and over several countries. Along these incredible journeys through time and space, stories tend to change ...


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