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Symbolic stories : traditional narratives of the family drama in English literature

Author: Derek Brewer
Publisher: Cambridge, Eng. : D.S. Brewer ; Totowa, N.J. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1980.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analysis of the structure of traditional stories and fairytales, bringing out their shared characteristics, and showing why they remain so powerful and resonant today.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brewer, Derek, 1923-2008.
Symbolic stories.
Cambridge, Eng. : D.S. Brewer ; Totowa, N.J. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1980
(OCoLC)563050055
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Brewer
ISBN: 0847669009 9780847669004 0859910636 9780859910637
OCLC Number: 7071151
Description: ix, 190 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Fairy tales --
The stories of David, Judas and some medieval romances --
Sir Gawain and the green knight --
Chaucer --
The story of Gareth --
Some examples from Shakespeare --
Mainly on Jane Austen --
Great expectations.
Responsibility: Derek Brewer.

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