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Fairy tales and fables from Weimar days : collected utopian tales

Author: Jack Zipes
Publisher: Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : New and Revised EditionView all editions and formats
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"This is a collection of traditional German fairy tales and fables, deliberately transformed into utopian narratives and social commentary by political activists in the Weimar Republic (1919-1933). Against a backdrop of financial and political instability, widespread homelessness, and the reformation of public institutions, numerous gifted writers such as Berta Lask, Kurt Schwitters, Oskar Maria Graf and Joachim  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Translations into English
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Zipes
ISBN: 9783319692746 3319692747
OCLC Number: 1004172038
Language Note: Translated from the German.
Notes: First published: Hanover : University Press of New England, 1989.
Description: x, 250 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Learning from mistakes --
Kings, tyrants, misers and other fools --
Animal wisdom --
Freedom through solidarity.
Other Titles: Fairy tales & fables from Weimar days
Responsibility: Jack Zipes, editor ; translated by Jack Zipes.

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"Its creative wave of tales, some playful, some ironic, some wrenchingly utopian, speaks directly to the world we find ourselves in today." (Jo Radner, Storytelling Magazine, 2018)

 
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