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The classic fairy tales : text, criticisms

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, [2017] ©2017
Series: Norton critical edition.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second edition
Summary:
Examines the genre, cultural implications, and critical history of six classic fairy tales and presents twelve essays on the social origins and issues of gender and national identity present in many of these children's stories. Also explores tales by Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Oscar Wilde, Charles Perrault, Joseph Jacobs, Margaret Atwood, James Thurber, Roald Dahl, et al.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Fairy tales
Named Person: H C Andersen; Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm; H C Andersen; Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9780393289794 0393289796
OCLC Number: 1203718685
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Little Red Riding Hood. --
The story of grandmother --
Little Red Riding Hood / Charles Perrault --
Little Red Cap / Brothers Grimm --
The little girl and the wolf / James Thurber --
The false grandmother / Italo Calvino --
Goldflower and the bear / Chiang Mi --
Little Red Riding Hood and the wolf / Roald Dahl --
The three little pigs / Roald Dahl. Beauty and the beast. --
Beauty and the beast / Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont --
The pig king / Giovanni Francesco Straparola --
The frog king, or Iron Heinrich / Brothers Grimm --
The tiger's bride / Angela Carter --
Urashima the fisherman --
The frog princess / Alexander Alfanasev --
The swan maiden. Snow White. --
The young slave / Giambattista Basile --
Snow White / Brothers Grimm --
Lasair Gheug, the king of Ireland's daughter --
Snow White and the seven dwarfs / Anne Sexton. Cinderella. --
Yeh-hsien --
Donkeyskin / Charles Perrault --
Cinderella / Brothers Grimm --
Catskin / Joseph Jacobs --
The story of the black crow --
Cinderella / Lin Lan --
The princess in the suit of leather. Bluebeard. --
Bluebeard / Charles Perrault --
Fitcher's bird / Brothers Grimm --
The robber bridegroom / Brothers Grimm --
Mr. Fox / Joseph Jacobs --
Bluebeard's egg / Margaret Atwood. Hansel and Gretel. --
Hansel and Gretel / Brothers Grimm --
The juniper tree / Brothers Grimm --
The rose-tree / Joseph Jacobs --
Little Thumbling / Charles Perrault --
Pippety Pew --
Molly Whuppie / Joseph Jacobs. The little mermaid ; The little match girl ; The girl who trod on the load ; The red shoes / Hans Christian Andersen. The selfish giant ; The happy prince ; The nightingale and the rose / Oscar Wilde. Criticism. --
The struggle for meaning / Bruno Bettelheim --
Hansel and Gretel / Bruno Bettelheim --
Peasants tell tales : the meaning of Mother Goose / Robert Darnton --
Snow White and her wicked stepmother / Sandra M. Gilbert and Susan Gubar --
To spin a yarn : the female voice in folklore and fairy tale / Karen E. Rowe --
The old wives' tale / Marina Warner --
The concept of childhood and children's folktales : test case : Little Red Riding Hood / Zohar Shavit --
Breaking the Disney spell / Jack Zipes --
Yours, mine, or ours? : Perrault, the Brothers Grimm, and the ownership of fairy tales / Donald Haase --
Sex and violence : the hard core of fairy tales / Maria Tatar --
from. The types of the folktale : a classification and bibliography / Antti Aarne and Stith Thompson --
Folklore and literature / Vladimir Propp.
Series Title: Norton critical edition.
Responsibility: edited by Maria Tatar.

Abstract:

Examines the genre, cultural implications, and critical history of six classic fairy tales and presents twelve essays on the social origins and issues of gender and national identity present in many of these children's stories. Also explores tales by Hans Christian Andersen, the Brothers Grimm, Oscar Wilde, Charles Perrault, Joseph Jacobs, Margaret Atwood, James Thurber, Roald Dahl, et al.

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