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Bernheimer, Kate

Overview
Works: 40 works in 105 publications in 7 languages and 7,496 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Picture books  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Folklore  Fantasy fiction  Historical fiction 
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 )
9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,102 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 girl in the castle inside the museum by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
9 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 969 libraries worldwide
Children come to visit a little girl who lives all alone inside a castle that is housed inside of a museum
The girl who wouldn't brush her hair by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
7 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 659 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
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 654 libraries worldwide
For some of the writers, fairy tales were their first formative experience of literature, and several turned to fairy tales in creating their own fiction as adults. Others rebelled utterly at the cultural stereotypes and the roles assigned to women in these tales, and in their essays explore the impact such fairy tales have had on our mores and thinking
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 542 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 )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 397 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 266 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 251 libraries worldwide
The complete tales of Ketzia Gold : a novel by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
6 editions published between 1753 and 2014 in English and held by 153 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 Bernheimer interw
The complete tales of Merry Gold by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 111 libraries worldwide
How a mother weaned her girl from fairy tales by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 101 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 Lucy Gold by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 84 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
La Bambina nel Castello dentro il Museo by Kate Bernheimer( Book )
2 editions published in 2009 in Italian and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Samishikatta hon by Chris Sheban( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in Japanese and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Office at night : a novella by Kate Bernheimer( file )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The lives of Marge Quinn, stenographer, and Abraham Chelikowsky, sometimes painter, are improvised from Edward Hopper's iconic ""Office at Night.""
How a Mother Weaned Her Girl from Fairy Tales and Other Stories by Kate Bernheimer( file )
1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
<Div>Elegantly simple fairy tales where nonsense is as commonplace as violence from a master of the form.</div>
Fairy Tale Review The Violet Issue ( file )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
The Trouble with Being Born is a stark meditation on memory and the struggle?both necessary and impossible?to remember
The green issue ( file )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
Fairy tale review ( file )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 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
The blue issue ( file )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 0 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Bernheimer, Kate
Kate Bernheimer American writer
ברנהימר, קיט
バーンハイマー, ケイト
Languages
English (64)
Spanish (9)
Chinese (3)
Japanese (2)
Italian (2)
Catalan (1)
Hebrew (1)
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