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A true blue idea

Author: Marina Colasanti; Adria Frizzi
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, [2019] ©2019
Series: Series in fairy-tale studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English
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"A True Blue Idea is the first book-length translation of Brazilian author and visual artist Marina Colasanti's writing into English. Her keen sense of irony and finely honed language come together to create a unique blend of the poetic and the socially conscious in a collection of original fairy tales. Beautifully illustrated by the author and flawlessly translated by Adria Frizzi, this modern classic adds an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fairy tales
Fiction
Translations
Translations into English
Named Person: Marina Colasanti; Marina Colasanti
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marina Colasanti; Adria Frizzi
ISBN: 0814346391 9780814346396
OCLC Number: 1053549839
Language Note: Translated from the Portuguese.
Description: 62 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: The book / by Marina Colasanti --
The last king --
Through the hoop --
For a pair of velvet wings --
A thorn of ivory --
A true blue idea --
Among the leaves so green o --
Thread by thread --
The one and only --
Seven years and seven more --
New and honey --
Afterword / by Adria Frizzi --
Works by Marina Colasanti in English.
Series Title: Series in fairy-tale studies.
Other Titles: Fairy tales.
Responsibility: Marina Colasanti ; translated by Adria Frizzi.

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Marina Colasanti is a Brazilian journalist, visual artist, and author of over sixty volumes of short stories, poetry, essays, and children's literature. Despite Colasanti's literary stature, A True  Read more...

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Ten magical fairy tales for readers of all ages. A king disappears in the wind, an embroidered garden gives fruit, a true blue idea stays forever young. Adria Frizzi's translation captures the poetry Read more...

 
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