Item #290271 Classic Fairy Tales

Classic Fairy Tales

W. W. Norton & Company, November 1998. Paper Back. Used - Very Good. Item #290271
ISBN: 0393972771

This Norton Critical Edition collects forty-four fairy tales, from the fifth century to the present. The Classic Fairy Tales focuses on six tale types: Little Red Riding Hood, Beauty and the Beast, Snow White, Cinderella, Bluebeard, and Hansel and Gretel, and presents multicultural variants and sophisticated literary rescriptings. Also reprinted are tales by Hans Christian Andersen and Oscar Wilde.

Criticism gathers twelve essays that interpret aspects of fairy tales, including their social origins, historical evolution, psychological drama, gender issues, and national identities.

A Selected Bibliography is included.

Fairy tales shape our cultures and enrich our imaginations; their narrative stability and cultural durability are incontestable. Covers mildly worn, spine un-creased; Text free of markings; An excellent copy.

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