(If you want to retell any of the stories listed below, be sure
to obtain permission from the copyright holder if the material
is not in the public domain)
Query: Has anybody out there designed a set of stories to reflect a social/political point of view? I know that some have, but don't have any particulars at my fingertips, as I read but don't save storytell posts. So whichever side of the political fence you sit on, how about it? What was your program? What point of view was it designed to support? How did it go over with your audiences?
1) Well, I'm working on one now, actually -- I think it will include The Ingenious Patriot by Ambrose Bierce, the Japanese story about the swordsman Bokuden on the barge (sometimes called Winning Without Hands), something adapted from Stanislaw Lem's The Trap of Gargantius, my own fable The Eagle's Price and some other snippets...
web page updated 10/10/05)