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Tales, then and now : more folktales as literary fictions for young adults

Author: Anna E Altmann; Gail De Vos
Publisher: Englewood, CO : Libraries Unlimited, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines nine classic folktales and ballads, including "Beauty and the Beast," "The Emperor's New Clothes," "Tam Lin," and others; each with an interpretative introduction, tale type, a listing of different motifs, history, an overview of criticism, a look at reworkings, and classroom extensions with discussion starters.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna E Altmann; Gail De Vos
ISBN: 1563088312 9781563088315
OCLC Number: 1038168007
Target Audience: Professional
Description: xxiii, 296 pages ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Anna E. Altmann, Gail de Vos.

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This title offers a critical analysis of the reworkings of and commentary on traditional folk and fairy tales. Chapters are organized by tale theme. It summarizes and discusses the tales, gives a  Read more...

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