Ewald, Carl

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(1856-1908) Danish author best known for his fairy tales, assembled in various volumes between 1883 and 1907; his Two-Legs series of tales – contained in Two-Legs and Other Stories (coll: trans Alexander Teixeira de Mattos from various sources 1906), The Pond and Other Stories (coll: trans Alexander Teixeira de Mattos from various sources 1909) and The Four Seasons (coll: trans Alexander Teixeira de Mattos from various sources 1913) – narrates the rise of Man, paying attention to the theory of Evolution, from the significantly jaundiced viewpoint of the animals over which he would soon have dominion; "A New Story about Two-Legs" from the second volume contains elements of Prehistoric SF. [JC]

see also: Fantasy Entries.

Carl Ewald

born Bredelykke ved Gram, Sleswig, Denmark: 15 October 1856

died 23 February 1908

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Two-Legs

  • Two-Legs and Other Stories (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906) [coll: trans by Alexander Teixeira de Mattos from various sources: Two-Legs: illus/Johan Briede and Helen Jacobs: hb/]
  • The Pond and Other Stories (London: Everett and Company, 1909) [coll: trans Alexander Teixeira de Mattos from various sources: with a novella, "A New Story about Two-Legs", here first published: Two-Legs: illus/hb/Harry B Neilson]
  • The Four Seasons (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1913) [coll: trans Alexander Teixeira de Mattos from various sources: with two stories in the series: Two-Legs: hb/]

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