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Forbidden journeys : fairy tales and fantasies by Victorian women writers

Author: Nina Auerbach; U C Knoepflmacher
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : Fiction : English
As these eleven dark and wild stories demonstrate, fairy tales by Victorian women constitute a distinct literary tradition, one startlingly subversive of the society that fostered it. From Anne Thackeray Ritchie's adaptations of "The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood" to Christina Rossetti's unsettling antifantasies in Speaking Likenesses, these are breathtaking acts of imaginative freedom, by turns amusing, charming, and  Read more...

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Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Nina Auerbach; U C Knoepflmacher
OCLC Number: 191823055
Notes: Originally published: Chicago, IL : University of Chicago Press, ©1992.
Description: 1 audio disc ; 4 3/4 in.
Contents: Refashioning fairy tales: Sleeping beauty in the wood / Anne Thackeray Ritchie; Beauty and the beast / Anne Thackeray Ritchie; Brown bull of Norrowa / Maria Louisa Molesworth; Amelia and the dwarfs / Juliana Horatia Ewing --
Subversions: Nick / Christina Rossetti; Christmas crackers / Juliana Horatia Ewing; Behind the white brick / Frances Hodgson Burnett; Melisande, or, long and short division / E. Nesbit; Fortunatus Rex & Co. / E. Nesbit --
Fantasy novel: Mopsa the fairy / Jean Ingelow --
Trio of antifantasies: Speaking likenesses / Christina Rossetti.
Responsibility: edited by Nina Auerbach and U.C. Knoepflmacher.


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