Spells Of Enchantment: The Wondrous Fairy Tales Of Western Culture

Paperback | December 1, 1992

byJack VariousTranslated byJack Zipes

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Zipes brings together the best literary fairy tales ever written, giving readers a sense of the history of the genre and its evolution. Includes more than 60 tales by writers such as Hans Christian Andersen, Wilhelm Grimm, Voltaire, Goethe, Hawthorne, Yeats, Hesse, Thurber, Jane Yolen, Angela Carter, and more. Illustrated

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Zipes brings together the best literary fairy tales ever written, giving readers a sense of the history of the genre and its evolution. Includes more than 60 tales by writers such as Hans Christian Andersen, Wilhelm Grimm, Voltaire, Goethe, Hawthorne, Yeats, Hesse, Thurber, Jane Yolen, Angela Carter, and more. Illustrated

Format:PaperbackDimensions:848 pages, 8.4 × 5.5 × 1.7 inPublished:December 1, 1992Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140127836

ISBN - 13:9780140127836

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION
A NOTE ON THE TEXTS AND ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

APULEIUS Cupid and Psyche (2nd century AD)
GESTA ROMANORUM Of Feminine Subtlety (c. 1300)
GIOVANNI STRAPAROLA The Pig Prince (1553)
GIAMBATTISTA BASILE The Merchant's Two Sons (1634)
MARIE-JEANNE L'HERITIER Ricdin-Ricdon (1696)
CHARLES PERRAULT Riquet with the Tuft (1697)
MARIE-CATHERINE D'AULNOY Green Serpent (1697)
CHARLOTTE-ROSE DE LA FORCE Parslinette (1697)
ANTOINE GALLAND Prince Ahmed and the Fairy Pari-Banou (1714)
JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU The Queen Fantasque (1758)
VOLTAIRE The White Bull (1774)
JOHANN KARL AUGUST MUSAUS Libussa (1786)
CHRISTOPH MARTIN WIELAND The Philosophers' Stone (1789)
JOHANN WOLFGANG GOETHE The Fairy Tale (1795)
LUDWIG TIECK Eckbert the Blond (1797)
WILHELM HEINRICH WACKENRODER A Wondrous Oriental Tale of a Naked Saint 1799)
NOVALIS Hyacinth and Roseblossom (1802)
E.T.A. HOFFMANN The Mines of Falun (1819)
T. CROFTON CROKER The Lady of Gollerus (1825)
WILHELM GRIMM Snow White and Rose Red (1837)
WILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY Bluebeard's Ghost (1843)
NATHANIEL HAWTHORNE Feathertop (1846)
HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSEN The Shadow (1847)
GOTTFRIED KELLER Spiegel the Cat (1856)
THEODOR STORM Hinzelmeier (1857)
GEORGE MACDONALD The Day Boy and the Night Girl (1879)
FRANK STOCKTON The Griffin and the Minor Canon (1885)
MARY DE MORGAN The Three Clever Kings (1888)
OSCAR WILDE The Fisherman and His Soul (1891)
HOWARD PYLE Where to Lay the Blame (1895)
HUGO VON HOFMANNSTHAL The Tale of the 672nd Night (1895)
LAURENCE HOUSMAN A Chinese Fairy-Tale (1898)
L. FRANK BAUM The Queen of Quok (1901)
WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS Dreams that Have No Moral (1902)
MARK TWAIN The Five Boons of Life (1902)
AUGUST STRINDBERG The Story of Jubal, Who Had No "I" (1903)
RAINER MARIA RILKE How Treason Came to Russia (1904)
CARL EWALD The Story of the Fairy Tale (1905)
ANATOLE FRANCE The Seven Wives of Bluebeard (1909)
MYNONA The Vegetational Fatherhood (1913)
LORD DUNSANY The Kith of the Elf-Folk (1916)
HERMANN HESSE The Forest Dweller (1917--18)
GUILLAUME APOLLINAIRE Cinderella Continued, or the Rat and the Six Lizards (1919)
KURT SCHWITTERS The Three Wishes (1925)
FRANZ HESSEL The Seventh Dwarf (1926)
ALFRED DOBLIN The Fairy Tale about Technology (1935)
JAMES THURBER The Girl and the Wolf (1939)
GEORG KAISER The Fairy Tale of the King (1943)
ERICH KASTNER The Fairy Tale About Common Sense (1948)
INGEBORG BACHMANN The Smile of the Sphinx (1949)
HENRI POURRAT The Tale of the Singing Branch, the Bird of Truth, and the Water of Youth (1951)
PHILIP K. DICK The King of the Elves (1953)
ITALO CALVINO The Enchanted Palace (1956)
NAOMI MITCHISON Five Men and a Swan (1957)
SYLVIA TOWNSEND WARNER Bluebeard's Daughter (1960)
CHRISTOPH MECKEL The Crow (1962)
STANISLAW LEM Prince Ferrix and the Princess Crystal (1967)
GUNTER KUNERT Sleeping Beauty (1972)
JANOSCH Hans My Hedgehog (1972)
ROBERT COOVER The Dead Queen (1973)
JANE YOLEN The Lady and the Merman (1976)
ROSEMARIE KUNZLER Rumpelstiltskin (1976)
MICHEL TOURNIER Tom Thumb Runs Away (1978)
ANGELA CARTER The Tiger's Bride (1979)
ROBIN McKINLEY The Princess and the Frog (1981)
TANITH LEE When the Clock Strikes (1983)
MICHAEL DE LARRABEITI Pichounetta and the Sergeant of Arles (1988)

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTES
LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

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Zipes brings together the best literary fairy tales ever written, giving readers a sense of the history of the genre and its evolution. Includes more than 60 tales by writers such as Hans Christian Andersen, Wilhelm Grimm, Voltaire, Goethe, Hawthorne, Yeats, Hesse, Thurber, Jane Yolen, Angela Carter, and more. Illustrated