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Aggregated blogs on Romantic Studies – please click through to read full posts.

The Evolution of the Romantic Fairy

By j.e.taylor@keele.ac.uk by Jo Taylor At the Cheltenham Science Festival last week, Richard Dawkins asked the audience if encouraging childhood beliefs in fairies and fairy tales was a good thing. Might belief in these kinds of fantasies be ‘pernicious’, he wondered? Might belief in Father Christmas, the Easter Bunny or the Tooth Fairy actually encourage an undesirable […] …read more

Source: http://www.romtext.org.uk/the-evolution-of-the-romantic-fairy/