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French writer remembered for his swashbuckling historical tales (1802-1870) Alexandre Dumas , Dumas
United States writer of humorous tales of an itinerant showman (1834-1867) Artemus Ward , Browne , Charles Farrar Browne
fictional character of a rabbit who appeared in tales supposedly told by Uncle Remus and first published in 1880 Brer Rabbit
conventional name for a bear used in tales following usage in the old epic `Reynard the Fox' bruin
uncompleted series of tales written after 1387 by Geoffrey Chaucer Canterbury Tales
English poet remembered as author of the Canterbury Tales (1340-1400) Chaucer , Geoffrey Chaucer
German writer of fantastic tales (1776-1822) E. T. A. Hoffmann , Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann , Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann , Hoffmann
fountain described in folk tales as able to make people young again Fountain of Youth
imaginary figure of superhuman size and strength; appears in folklore and fair tales giant
hero of American folk tales; portrayed as an enormously strong black man who worked on the railroads and died from exhaustion after winning a contest with a steam drill John Henry
conventional name for a fox used in tales following usage in the old epic `Reynard the Fox' Reynard
orchestral composition based on literature or folk tales symphonic poem , tone poem
fictional storyteller of tales written in the Black dialect and set in the south of the United States; the tales were first collected and published in book form in 1880 Uncle Remus
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