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  • n  a person who tells or invents fables

  • Taken singly, the life stories of most of these titans are as familiar as fairy tales to their countrymen (and often equally fabulist).
  • Burton, master fabulist, filming a script by John August (he wrote the zesty ensemble comedy Go), adapted from Daniel Wallace's much cherished novel.
  • As an Indian who grew up with his independent motherland in its infancy, and as a fabulist whose bravura acts of invention bring to mind the "magic realism" of Latin American .
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  • Edelstein: Saoirse Ronan Makes a Perfect Bloodsucker in Byzantium
    Enthusiastically recommended: Almost two decades after his uneven Interview With the Vampire, the Irish-born fabulist Neil Jordan returns to the realm of bloodsuckers with Byzantium. The movie is gorgeous, mesmerizing, poetic; the lyricism actually heightened by harsh jets of gore. Saoirse Ronan is Eleanor, a young-looking but very old nomadic ... More »        
    June 28, 2013 - Vulture

  • Armistead Maupin in Sovo.com
    I'ma fabulist by trade,writes Maupin in the voice of Gabriel in the book. "I've spent years looting my life for fiction. Like a magpie, I save the shiny stuff and discard the rest; it's of no use to me if it doesn't serve the geometry of...
  • Sarah Ruhl in Boston Globe
    I don't set out to be a fabulist, but I also don't set out to write naturalism or imitate reality on a one-to-one ratio,says Ruhl. "When photography was first introduced, Picasso was asked why he didn't create more realistic art, and he...
  • Jerry Wexler in Independent
    He is a card-carrying fabulist,Wexler said. "Solomon has told so many versions of the same happening that it's unreal."

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