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Fairy godfather : Straparola, Venice, and the fairy tale tradition

Author: Ruth B Bottigheimer
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2002.
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the classic rags-to-riches fairy tale a penniless heroine (or hero), with some magic help, marries a royal prince (or princess) and rises to wealth. Received opinion has long been that stories like these originated among peasants, who passed them along by word of mouth from one place to another over the course of centuries. In a bold departure from conventional fairy tale scholarship, Ruth B. Bottigheimer asserts  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bottigheimer, Ruth B.
Fairy godfather.
Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2002020425
Named Person: Giovanni Francesco Straparola; Giovanni Francesco Straparola; Giovanni Francesco Straparola; Giovanni Francesco Straparola; Giovanni Francesco Straparola
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ruth B Bottigheimer
ISBN: 9780812201390 0812201396
OCLC Number: 859161112
Description: 1 online resource (156 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Cover --
Title Page --
Copyright Page --
Table of Contents --
List of Illustrations --
Introduction --
I: Restoration and Rise --
2: Ragged Poverty and the Promise of Magic --
3: A Possible Biography for Zoan Francesco Straparola Da Caravaggio --
4: Straparola at his Desk --
5: Straparola's Little Books and their Lasting Legacy --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: Ruth B. Bottigheimer.
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"Fairy Godfather: Straparola, Venice, and the Fairy Tale Tradition makes the case that the fairy tale, far from rising from the ground as a rural folk tradition, was invented by a city-bound  Read more...

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