I still think life is exactly like ‘Grimm’s Fairy Tales‘

Around the same time, the New Yorker magazine featured Ms. Ingalls in a profile that described her as “unjustly neglected.” This attention followed rumblings that the 2017 Academy Award-winning film “The Shape of Water,” about a janitor who falls in love with a merman at a government laboratory where she works, bore suspicious similarities to “Mrs. Caliban.” The director, Guillermo del Toro, said that he had not read Ms. Ingalls’s fiction, and if there were any parallels between the two works, Ms. Ingalls did not complain.

“The main thing to me is just being published,” she had told the Globe in the 1980s. “And, really after that I don’t care.”

Rachel Ingals, writer, 1940-2019, Source


 

 

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