7 edition of ORIGINS OF STORY found in the catalog.
October 1, 1999
by Margaret K. McElderry
Written in English
|Contributions||Erik Blegvad (Illustrator)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||224|
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Origin Story is essentially the Big History course condensed into a short book. It divides billion years of existence into what David calls “thresholds”—moments in history that mark key transition points, like the formation of our solar system and the first appearance of early humans/5.
Brian Boyd has written a revolutionary book on the Origins of Stories. Rarely have I enjoyed reading as much as I did reading Boyd's book. There is a richness and pace about his writing that captured me from page one. His summation of what is currently know Cited by: He investigates the origins of famous works of literature and briefly synopsizes the circumstances of each, typically in a page or so.
The author focuses on the creative afflatus that preceded each work, and he attempts to pin down just how an author arrived at the general idea or a key character and why each felt compelled to pursue that Author: Jake Grogan.
A summer's worth of reading and I've finally finished Brian Boyd's On the Origin of Stories, a colossal treatise on the intersection of literature and cognitive science. Boyd, a prominent Nabokov scholar, dives head-first into the world of evolutionary biology in an effort to understand what it is about stories that appeal to us, why we expend so much time and effort in telling them, and why some endure for /5.
Origin Story is essentially the Big History course condensed into a short book. It divides billion years of existence into what David calls “thresholds”—moments in history that mark key transition points, like the formation of our solar system and the first appearance of early humans.
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The very same tale has been heard by the Northmen Vikings, as they lay on their shields on deck; and by the Arabs, couched under the stars in the Syrian plains, when the flocks were gathered in, and the mares were picketed by the tents.” Children’s books, however, are a late growth of literature.
The earliest form of storytelling that has been discovered is from the Lascaux Caves in the Pyrenees Mountains in southern France. Discovered in by a group of French children, a series of cave paintings that date back to sometime between and 13, B.C.
depicted a variety of animals and one image of a human being. The history of books starts with the development of writing, and various other inventions such as paper and printing, and continues through to the modern day business of book printing.
The earliest history of books actually predates what would conventionally be called "books" today and begins with tablets, scrolls, and sheets of papyrus.
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Author. The earliest known record in the origin of storytelling can be found in the Egypt, when the sons of Cheops entertained their father with stories. The history of storytelling reveals that the stories came in all variety.
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