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A Devolution of Terror

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Title

A Devolution of Terror

Subject

An account of the ancient superstitions in the Alpilles in Provence, and their ongoing presence in traditional story and ritual

Description

“King René of Anjou, the laughter-loving Count of Provence, seeking to divert the melancholy of his beloved wife, Jeanne de Laval, turned the old-time-Keltic terror into gay new fetes: the games of the tarasque. These games are still played. The tarasque—a monster of wood and canvas….now goes through the sunny streets of Tarascon….”

Creator

Prose by Catharine A. Janvier
Headpiece by Nellie Baxter

Publisher

Patrick Geddes & Colleagues

Date

Winter 1896-1897

Rights

Public Domain
Source: Ryerson University Library Archives and Special Collections;

Relation

Yellow Nineties 2.0, edited by Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Ryerson University Centre for Digital Humanities

Language

English

Type

Image, text
Prose

Identifier

EGV4_janvier_terror
EGV4_decorp_p106
EGV4o_baxter_head_p106

Date Modified

13 Nov 2017, ljk

License

Creative Commons