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Bernheimer, Kate

Overview
Works: 44 works in 112 publications in 5 languages and 7,248 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Fantasy fiction  Historical fiction  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PZ7.B45566, [E]
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Publications about Kate Bernheimer
Publications by Kate Bernheimer
Most widely held works by Kate Bernheimer
The lonely book by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
7 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,064 libraries worldwide
Once popular, an increasingly shabby library book grows lonely until a young girl rediscovers it, but when it becomes lost again both the book and the girl wonder if they will have a happy ending
The Complete Tales of Lucy Gold by Kate Bernheimer( file )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
As a child, Lucy dreams of talking fairies and lives contentedly in the wooded suburbs of Boston; she grows up to be a successful animator of fairy-tale films. Or does she? She claims at moments to be a witch in the woods. Like her sisters, who appeared in Bernheimer & rsquo;s first two novels (The Complete Tales of Ketzia Gold and The Complete Tales of Merry Gold), Lucy has a secret, but she is unable to fasten onto anything but brightness. Novelist Donna Tartt writes, & ldquo;Lucy & rsquo;s particular brand of optimism, blind to its own shadow, is very American & mdash;she is innocence holding it
The girl in the castle inside the museum by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
8 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 979 libraries worldwide
Children come to visit a little girl who lives all alone inside a castle that is housed inside of a museum
The green issue ( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 731 libraries worldwide
Mirror, mirror on the wall : women writers explore their favorite fairy tales by Bo en hai mu( Book )
13 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 671 libraries worldwide
Fairy tales and their exaggerated characters, from the "evil stepmother" to the "virginal bride," have been a resonant chord throughout Western culture, providing provocative challenges to and mirrors of women's complex sense of themselves - and the expectations of the world around them. In Mirror, Mirror on the Wall, Kate Bernheimer brings together twenty-four of our foremost contemporary women writers to discuss, in poetic narratives, evocative personal histories, and penetrating essays, how the fairy tales we all grew up with - from "Cinderella" and "Little Red Riding Hood" to "Bluebeard" and "The Princess and the Pea"--Have affected their emotional lives, their work, and the culture they live in
The girl who wouldn't brush her hair by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 599 libraries worldwide
A little girl refuses to brush her hair, but when a team of mice takes up residence in her tangled locks, she faces a tough decision--to brush or not to brush
My mother she killed me, my father he ate me : forty new fairy tales by Gregory Maguire( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 577 libraries worldwide
The founder of the literary journal "Fairy Tale Review" collects stories inspired by classic fairy tales and written by such authors as Joyce Carol Oates, John Updike, Francine Prose, Kevin Brockmeier, and Shelley Jackson
xo Orpheus : fifty new myths by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 399 libraries worldwide
"Fifty leading writers retell myths from around the world in this dazzling follow-up to the bestselling My Mother She Killed Me, My Father He Ate Me Icarus flies once more. Aztec jaguar gods again stalk the earth. An American soldier designs a new kind of Trojan horse-his cremains in a bullet. Here, in compelling guise, are your favorite mythological figures-Narcissus and Echo, Orpheus and Eurydice, Pygmalion and Galatea, even Argos, Odysseus's faithful dog-alongside characters from Indian, Punjabi, Inuit, and other traditions. Featuring talkative goats, a cat lady, a bird woman, a beer-drinking ogre, and a squid who falls in love with the sun, these are stories of boundless wonder and invention. If "xo" signals a goodbye, then xo Orpheus is a goodbye to an old way of mythmaking, a book that boldly heralds a new beginning for one of the world's oldest literary traditions"--
Horse, flower, bird : stories by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 292 libraries worldwide
In Kate Bernheimer's familiar and spare--yet wondrous--world, an exotic dancer builds her own cage, a wife tends a secret basement menagerie, a fishmonger's daughter befriends a tulip bulb, and sisters explore cycles of love and violence by reenacting scenes from Star Wars. Enthralling, subtle, and poetic, this collection takes readers back to the age-old pleasures of classic fairy tales and makes them new--Cover
Brothers & beasts : an anthology of men on fairy tales by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 246 libraries worldwide
The complete tales of Ketzia Gold : a novel by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
5 editions published between 1753 and 2001 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
The Complete Tales of Ketzia Gold is a lavishly poetic novel that draws upon the motifs of traditional German, Russian and Yiddish folklore and fairy stories to recount the visionary obsessions of a passionate young woman. The narrative moves freely through time and space, uniting Ketzia Gold's early childhood with her sexual awakenings, creating a dreamscape of haunting vividness. Marked by a logical illogic and disarmingly sane madness, this haunting and innovative fable creates an emotional landscape that's as impossible to escape as it is for young Ketzia to inhabit. Kate Bernh
How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from Fairy Tales : Stories by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Collects the author's fairy tales that are all a mixture of nonsense, violence, and elegance, including "The Old Dinosaur," "How a Mother Weaned her Girl from Fairy Tales," and "Babes in the Woods."
The complete tales of Merry Gold by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 113 libraries worldwide
El libro que se sentía solo by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and Catalan and held by 71 libraries worldwide
"El libro se sentía feliz cuando lo leían, y a menudo algún niño se lo llevaba a casa. Pero el libro fue envejeciendo y ya casi nadie lo sacaba del estante de la biblioteca. Hasta que un día, una niña encontró el libro solitario y empezó a leer aquellas páginas gastadas--"--P. [4] of cover
La niña que no quería cepillarse el cabello by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 42 libraries worldwide
A little girl refuses to brush her hair, but when a team of mice takes up residence in her tangled locks, she faces a tough decision--to brush or not to brush
Office at Night by Kate Bernheimer( file )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
The lives of Marge Quinn, stenographer, and Abraham Chelikowsky, sometimes painter, are improvised from Edward Hopper's iconic ""Office at Night.""
La niña que vivía en el castillo dentro del museo by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Children come to visit a little girl who lives all alone inside a castle that is housed inside of a museum
Fairy tale review ( file )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
The Trouble with Being Born is a stark meditation on memory and the struggle?both necessary and impossible?to remember
Fairy tale review ( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Contains poetry, fiction, and nonfiction that either addresses the abiding influence of fairy tales on contemporary literature and culture or are themselves contemporary fairy tales in prose or verse
La Bambina nel Castello dentro il Museo by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 10 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
ברנהימר, קיט
バーンハイマー, ケイト
Languages
English (71)
Spanish (7)
Chinese (3)
Italian (2)
Catalan (1)
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