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Dorota Terakowska

Loneliness of the Gods [Samotność bogów]

Based on: Katarzyna Marciniak, Elżbieta Olechowska, Joanna Kłos, Michał Kucharski (eds.), Polish Literature for Children & Young Adults Inspired by Classical Antiquity: A Catalogue, Faculty of “Artes Liberales”, Warsaw: University of Warsaw, 2013, 444 pp.,online: http://omc.obta.al.uw.edu.pl/omc_catalogue. Based on Slavic mythology and Christian beliefs, it also includes socio-psychological motifs. Jon is a young boy who heard “the call” the day he was able to re(...)

literary

YEAR: 1998

COUNTRY: Poland


Nicolas Presl

Priape

The story is set in Greco-Roman times. A child is born to a family living in the city. It is a boy with an extremely large penis – the family is horrified. The father orders the newborn Priapus to be abandoned in the wild. A shepherd finds the boy and decides to raise him together with his son. Unfortunately for the boy, he is mistreated by his foster father and bullied by his foster brother. On top of that, the foster brother wins the heart of a girl that Priapus desires. In despai(...)

literary

YEAR: 2006

COUNTRY: Switzerland