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Grimm's Fairy Tales By Grimm, Jacob Ludwig Karl
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It is perhaps time for a new English translation of the Grimm brothers’ “Children’s and Household Tales” (1812) on its 200th anniversary — if only as an occasion to... More > remind us how far from the folk originals most of our latter-day fairy tales have fallen: Kristen Stewart’s bare-knuckles (and meta-adulterous) Snow White, the bubble-gummy soap operatics of ABC’s “Once Upon a Time,” the overwrought tweeny romance qua murder mystery of Catherine Hardwicke’s “Little Red Riding Hood.” But as Philip Pullman reminds us in the introduction to his translation, “Fairy Tales From the Brothers Grimm,” Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm were just as guilty of the sort of “cutting and adding and modernizing and rewriting” that many beleaguered film and television critics have noted irritably in their reviews about our cultural moment’s bountiful crop of pop fairy tales.< Less
Irish Fairy Tales By James Stephens
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Irish Fairy Tales is a retelling of ten Irish folktales by the Irish author James Stephens. The English illustrator Arthur Rackham provided interior artwork, including numerous black and white... More > illustrations and sixteen color plates. The stories are set in a wooded, Medieval Ireland filled with larger-than-life hunters, warriors, kings, and fairies. Many stories concern the Fianna and their captain, Fionn mac Uail, from the Fenian Cycle of Irish mythology. The book was first published by Macmillan and Company in 1920. It is one of Stephens' better-known works.< Less
English Fairy Tales By Joseph Jacobs
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This is the second in our series of Fairy Tales. Our first book—Celtic Fairy Tales—focused on the folklore of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall and the Isle of Man. This book deals... More > with the folklore of the entire area once known as Great Britain. There are tales from England, in addition to tales from Celtic Britain.< Less
English Fairy Tales By Joseph Jacobs
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This is the second in our series of Fairy Tales. Our first book—Celtic Fairy Tales—focused on the folklore of Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Cornwall and the Isle of Man. This book deals... More > with the folklore of the entire area once known as Great Britain. There are tales from England, in addition to tales from Celtic Britain.< Less
Celtic Fairy Tales By Uisce Beatha
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An excellent choice of twenty six mystical and breathtaking Celtic Fairy Tales passed down by the forefathers of the Celtic nations
Celtic Fairy Tales By Uisce Beatha
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An excellent choice of twenty six mystical and breathtaking Celtic Fairy Tales passed down by the forefathers of the Celtic nations
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen
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American Fairy Tales By L. Frank Baum
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THE INTERPRETATION OF FAIRY TALES By Tracey Silk
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The fairy story has a moral and a clearly symbolic underlying structure. It has a message relating to attitudes maintained between the members of a family (Brewer 1980). In one story, told in 1973 (a... More > variant of 'One-Eye, Two-Eyes, Three-Eyes', AT 511, found in Grimm 1992: 130), recorded by Falassi, the fairy (a beautiful lady) and a goat represent good, maternal figures. An aunt represents the hostile mother figure. Falassi reports the fluidity of the storytelling occasion, the recognition of variants, and at the same time the sense that one story is not another, even when elements of one get mixed with another. 'The deep structural pattern holds, then, while the surface renderings are pleasantly (if conventionally) diverse.'< Less

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