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The complete fairy tales

Author: Charles Perrault; C J Betts
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2018.
Series: Oxford world's classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Perrault's fairy tales in a scintillating translation, including the less familiar verse tales and with illustrations by Gustave Dore. The introduction explores the imaginative power of the stories  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Fairy tales
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Translations into English
Named Person: Charles Perrault; Charles Perrault
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Perrault; C J Betts
ISBN: 9780198817970 0198817975
OCLC Number: 1001266246
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Notes: First published in 2009.
Description: liii, 204 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: History of Griselda --
Letter to M. ..., on sending him The history of Griselda --
Three silly wishes --
Donkey-skin --
To Mademoiselle --
The sleeping beauty in the wood --
Little Red Riding-Hood --
Bluebeard --
Puss in boots --
The fairies --
Cinderella --
Ricky the Tuft --
Hop o' my thumb --
Appendix A : Selected tales related to Perrault's Contes --
Appendix B : Early versions of the last part of Sleeping Beauty and of The fairies.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics.
Other Titles: Contes des fées.
Responsibility: Charles Perrault ; translated with an introduction and notes by Christopher Betts.

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Bett's new translation of the tales is subtle and clever. * Margaret Reynolds, The Times * Bett's new edition positions Perrault in relation to the many other tales in circulation before and after, Read more...

 
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