The Classic Fairy Tales: Texts, Criticism (Paperback)

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    This Norton Critical Edition collects forty-four fairy tales, from the fifth century to the present. The Classic Fairy Tales focuses on six tale types: "Little Red Riding Hood," "Beauty and the Beast," "Snow White," "Cinderella," "Bluebeard," and "Hansel and Gretel," and presents multicultural variants and sophisticated literary rescriptings. Also reprinted are tales by Hans Christian Andersen and Oscar Wilde."Criticism" gathers twelve essays that interpret aspects of fairy tales, including their social origins, historical evolution, psychological drama, gender issues, and national identities.A Selected Bibliography is included.

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    ISBN 9780393972771
    Genre LITERARY CRITICISM / Children's Literature
    Format Paperback
    Pages 394
    Publisher Date 1998-11-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher W W Norton & Co Inc
    Copyright Year 1999
    Height 8.75 in
    Wdth 5.5 in
    Thickness 1.0 in
    Unit weight 0.95 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle Texts, Criticism
    Series Name Norton Critical Editions
    Audience College/higher education

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