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The Bible for Children: From the Age of Gutenberg to the Present
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For more than five centuries, parents, teachers, and preachers in Europe and America have written and illustrated Bibles especially for children. These children's Bibles vary widely, featuring different stories, various interpretations, and markedly divergent…
Fairy Tales: A New History

Fairy Tales: A New History

by Ruth B. Bottigheimer

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|March 26, 2009

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Where did Cinderella come from? Puss in Boots? Rapunzel? The origins of fairy tales are looked at in a new way in these highly engaging pages. Conventional wisdom holds that fairy tales originated in the oral traditions of peasants and were recorded for posterity…
Fairy Godfather: Straparola, Venice, And The Fairy Tale Tradition

Fairy Godfather: Straparola, Venice, And The Fairy Tale Tradition

by Ruth B. Bottigheimer

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|October 14, 2002

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In the classic rags-to-riches fairy tale a penniless heroine (or hero), with some magic help, marries a royal prince (or princess) and rises to wealth. Received opinion has long been that stories like these originated among peasants, who passed them along by word…
Grimms` Bad Girls and Bold Boys: The Moral and Social Vision of the Tales
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The fairy tale collection of the brothers Grimm has been a central document in German social and literary history for generations, mined for various purposes by scholars of many persuasions. This book, the first in more than fifty years to examine the entire body…
Fairy Tales And Society: Illusion, Allusion, And Paradigm
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This collection of exemplary essays by internationally recognized scholars examines the fairy tale from historical, folkloristic, literary, and psychoanalytical points of view. For generations of children and adults, fairy tales have encapsulated social values,…
Fairy Tales Framed: Early Forewords, Afterwords, and Critical Words

Fairy Tales Framed: Early Forewords, Afterwords, and Critical Words

by Ruth B. Bottigheimer

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|February 23, 2012

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