storyteller

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n storyteller someone who tells a story
    • n storyteller someone who tells lies
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Quotations

  • Harrison Ford
    Harrison Ford
    “I'm an assistant storyteller. It's like being a waiter or a gas-station attendant, but I'm waiting on six million people a week, if I'm lucky. [On being an actor]”
  • Walter Benjamin
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    “The art of storytelling is reaching its end because the epic side of truth, wisdom, is dying out.”
  • Lazarus Long
    Lazarus Long
    “No storyteller has ever been able to dream up anything as fantastically unlikely as what really does happen in this mad Universe.”
  • Peter Handke
    Peter Handke
    “If a nation loses its storytellers, it loses its childhood.”

Usage

In literature:

She remedied her blunder on the next storytelling occasion with Blue Beard.
"The Beach of Dreams" by H. De Vere Stacpoole
That's one of the few little privileges of the storyteller.
"A Dog with a Bad Name" by Talbot Baines Reed
John Lyly was ingenious; he combined good advice and storytelling.
"The Bibliotaph" by Leon H. Vincent
We behold here the conscious storyteller, clothing the events of life in the garb of a marvelous adventure.
"Homer's Odyssey" by Denton J. Snider
Tennyson was an admirable storyteller.
"Stories of Authors, British and American" by Edwin Watts Chubb
Years and years ago, as the storytellers say, the Government decided to grant to every Indian a certain amount of ground.
"Battling the Clouds" by Captain Frank Cobb
If events would only pay attention to the convenience of storytellers, they would never happen at the same time.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
Ludwig Auzengruber, the Austrian storyteller, never writes at night.
"Methods of Authors" by Hugo Erichsen
I began by telling you that I was a bad storyteller; I must finish by telling you so again.
"Seven Frozen Sailors" by George Manville Fenn
It made Goldsmith's mark as a storyteller.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 16" by Various
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In news:

Our Storytelling series on favorite teachers turns to learning outside of the classroom (read earlier stories).
Abram's fantasy-adventure "Super 8" is a mash note to one of Hollywood's most successful storytellers: Steven Spielberg, both as director and producer.
The legend of Pocahontas has lived on in books and movies, and now it comes to life on stage with a thrilling combination of storytelling, choreography and plot-moving musical numbers that will not disappoint.
Lost Nation's "Hamlet" was poignant , powerful and entertaining storytelling.
Let us applaud, on principle, Anthony Minghella's return to small-scale storytelling.
It's rare that a debut author is also a seasoned storyteller, but this is the case with Gonzales, whose first book is a deeply imaginative collection of short stories.
"Shoe culture is a beast," storyteller Cara Brigandi said at The Paper Machete — and she wasn't just talking about women who buy Jimmy Choo's worth several hundred dollars.
Local artist/performer Beth Beverly is heading up a new story first-person storytelling series with a kanpai twist.
Masterful storytelling, inspired use of 3-D set movie apart.
The 2011-2012 television season again proved that some of the best storytelling can be found on the small screen.
R&B Songstress Alicia Keys On Storytelling App for Kids.
Award-winning storyteller coming to Kirksville.
Tellebration Celebration: Storyteller Andre Keitt At The Connecticut Historical Society.
Taylor Swift has an episode of "VH1 Storytellers" on the way.
Storyteller Jim Pfitzer embodies environmentalist Leopold.
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In science:

His research interests include 3D visualization, virtual storytelling, and virtual-world and game interactivity. Nakasone has a PhD in information science f rom the University of Tokyo.
AstroSim: Collaborative Visualization of an Astrophysics Simulation in Second Life
In the area of textual summarization, researchers studied various application specific summarization in the past literature , , , , mainly in the space of information retrieval for search, document summarization for storytelling in news, natural language processing etc.
User Taglines: Alternative Presentations of Expertise and Interest in Social Media
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