skip to content
The Old wives' fairy tale book Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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:   Book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Funny, ribald, riduculous, and romantic illustrated wives' tales from around the world feature female protagonists from the silly to the cruel.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

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 pages : illustrations ; 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.

Abstract:

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

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(3)

User lists with this item (5)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/22006561>
library:oclcnum"22006561"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/22006561>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookEdition"1st American ed."
schema:contributor
schema:contributor
schema:copyrightYear"1990"
schema:datePublished"1990"
schema:description"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."@en
schema:description"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."@en
schema:description"Funny, ribald, riduculous, and romantic illustrated wives' tales from around the world feature female protagonists from the silly to the cruel."@en
schema:description"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."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/433673287>
schema:genre"Folklore."@en
schema:genre"Folklore"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The Old wives' fairy tale book"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.