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The Old wives' fairy tale book

Author: Angela Carter; Corinna Sargood
Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, ©1990.
Series: Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Funny, ribald, riduculous, and romantic illustrated wives' tales from around the world feature female protagonists from the silly to the cruel.
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Genre/Form: Folklore
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Old wives' fairy tale book.
New York : Pantheon Books, ©1990
(OCoLC)608439486
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Angela Carter; Corinna Sargood
ISBN: 0394587642 9780394587646
OCLC Number: 22006561
Notes: British ed. has title: The Virago book of fairy tales.
Series statement appears on jacket.
Description: xxii, 242 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Brave, bold and wilful: Search for luck --
Mr. Fox --
Kakuarshuk --
Promise --
Kate Crackernuts --
Fisher-girl and the crab --
Clever women, resourceful girls and desperate stratagems: Maol a Chliobain --
Wise little girl --
Blubber boy --
Girl who stayed in the fork of a tree --
Princess in the suit of leather --
Hare --
Mossycoat --
Vasilisa the priest's daughter --
Pupil --
Rich farmer's wife --
Keep your secrets --
Three measures of salt --
Resourceful wife --
Aunt Kate's goomer-dust --
Battle of the birds --
Parsley-girl --
Clever Gretel --
Furburger. Sillies: Pottle a'brains --
Young man in the morning --Now I should laugh, if I were not dead --
Three sillies --
Boy who had never seen women --
Old woman who lived in a vinegar bottle --
Tom tit tot --
Husband who was to mind the house --
Good girls and where it gets them: East o' the sun and west o' the moon --
Good girl and the ornery girl --
Armless maiden --
Witches: Chinese princess --
Cat-witch --
Baba Yaga --
Mrs. Number Three. Unhappy families: Girl who banished seven youths --
Market of the dead --
Woman who married her son's wife --
Little red fish and the clog of gold --
Wicked stepmother --
Tuglik and her granddaughter --
Juniper tree --
Nourie Hadig --
Beauty and pock face --
Old age --
Moral tales: Little Red Riding Hood --
Feet water --
Wives cure boastfulness --
Tongue meat --
Woodcutter's wealthy sister --
Escaping slowly --
Nature's ways --
Two women who found freedom --
How a husband weaned his wife from fairy tales.
Series Title: Pantheon fairy tale & folklore library.
Responsibility: edited by Angela Carter ; illustrated by Corinna Sargood.

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Funny, ribald, riduculous, and romantic illustrated wives' tales from around the world feature female protagonists from the silly to the cruel.
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