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Spells of enchantment : the wondrous fairy tales of Western culture

Author: Jack Zipes
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1991.
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Comprehensive anthology of fairy tales which are written especially for adults, in English.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Spells of enchantment.
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1991
(OCoLC)647101057
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Zipes
ISBN: 0670830534 9780670830534
OCLC Number: 23462949
Description: xxxii, 814 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: The tale of the singing branch, the bird of truth, and the water of youth / Henri Pourrat --
The king of the elves / Philip K. Dick --
The enchanted palace / Italo Calvino --
Five men and a swan / Naomi Mitchison --
Bluebeard's daughter / Sylvia Townsend Warner --
The crow / Christoph Meckel --
Prince Ferrix and the Princess Crystal / Stanislaw Lem --
Sleeping Beauty / Gunter Kunert --
Hans my hedgehog / Janosch --
The dead queen / Robert Coover --
The lady and the merman / Jane Yolen --
Rumpelstiltskin / Rosemarie Kunzler --
Tom Thumb runs away / Michel Tournier --
The tiger's bride / Angela Carter --
The princess and the frog / Robin McKinley --
When the clock strikes / Tanith Lee --
Pichounetta and the Sergeant of Arles / Michael De Larrabeiti. Red / Wilhelm Grimm --
Bluebeard's ghost / William Makepeace Thackeray --
Feathertop / Nathaniel Hawthorne --
The shadow / Hans Christian Andersen --
Spiegel the cat / Gottfried Keller --
Hinzelmeier / Theodor Storm --
The day boy and the night girl / George MacDonald --
The griffin and the minor canon / Frank Stockton --
The three clever kings / Mary De Morgan --
The fisherman and his soul / Oscar Wilde --
Where to lay the blame / Howard Pyle --
The tale of the 672nd night / Hugo von Hofmannsthal --
A Chinese fairy-tale / Laurence Housman --
The queen of Quok / L. Frank Baum --
Dreams that have no moral / William Butler Yeats --
The five boons of life / Mark Twain --
The story of Jubal, who had no "I" / August Strindberg --
How treason came to Russia / Rainer Maria Rilke --
The story of the fairy tale / Carl Ewald --
The seven wives of Bluebeard / Anatole France --
The vegetational fatherhood / Mynona --
The kith of the elf-folk / Lord Dunsany --
The forest dweller / Hermann Hesse --
Cinderella continued, or, The rat and the six lizards / Guillaume Apollinaire --
The three wishes / Kurt Schwitters --
The seventh dwarf / Franz Hessel --
The fairy tale about technology / Alfred Doblin --
The girl and the wolf / James Thurber --
The fairy tale of the king / Georg Kaiser --
The fairy tale about common sense / Erich Kastner --
The smile of the Sphinx / Ingeborg Bachmann. Cupid and Psyche / Apuleius --
Of feminine subtlety / Gesta Romanorum --
The pig prince / Giovanni Straparola --
The merchant's two sons / Giambattista Basile --
Ricdin-Ricdon / Marie-Jeanne L'Heritier --
Riquet with the tuft / Charles Perrault --
Green serpent / Marie-Catherine D'Aulnoy --
Parslinette / Charlotte-Rose de La Force --
Prince Ahmed and the fairy Pari-Banou / Antoine Galland --
The queen Fantasque / Jean-Jacques Rousseau --
The white bull / Voltaire --
Libussa / Johann Karl August Musaus --
The philosophers' stone / Christoph Martin Wieland --
The fairy tale / Johann Wolfgang Goethe --
Eckbert the Blond / Ludwig Tieck --
A wondrous Oriental tale of a naked saint / Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder --
Hyacinth and Roseblossom / Novalis --
The mines of Falun / E.T.A. Hoffmann --
The Lady of Gollerus / T. Crofton Croker --
Snow White and Rose.
Responsibility: edited by Jack Zipes.

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Comprehensive anthology of fairy tales which are written especially for adults, in English.

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