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Illustration by Kay Neilsen

This week we look at the tale of the girl with the impossibly long hair, from it's ancient roots to the court of Louis XIV and the fascinating woman who recorded the version of the tale we know. Featuring Rapunzel expert Kate Forsyth author of the books Bitter Greens and The Re-birth of Rapunzel: A mythic biography. 

Music is by Kai Engel

Learn more about Kate Forsyth and her books here

Read Terri Windling's amazing essay on Rapunzel here


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