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Product Description: Franz Anton Mesmer's concept of animal magnetism exercised a profound influence on key European and American thinkers. Mesmer, who saw in his discovery the secret of health, had hoped to recover the harmony between man and nature by harnessing the power of magnetic fluids...read more

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9780691634401 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $109.95 | About this edition: Franz Anton Mesmer's concept of animal magnetism exercised a profound influence on key European and American thinkers.

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9780691605432 | Princeton Univ Pr, March 8, 2015, cover price $43.95 | About this edition: Franz Anton Mesmer's concept of animal magnetism exercised a profound influence on key European and American thinkers.

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Product Description: In these compelling new essays, leading critics sharpen our understanding of the narrative structures that convey meaning in fiction, taking as their point of departure the narratological positions of Dorrit Cohn, Grard Genette, and Franz Stanzel...read more
By Ingeborg Hoesterey (editor) and Maria Tatar (editor)

Hardcover:

9780691633244 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $102.50 | About this edition: In these compelling new essays, leading critics sharpen our understanding of the narrative structures that convey meaning in fiction, taking as their point of departure the narratological positions of Dorrit Cohn, Grard Genette, and Franz Stanzel.
9780691068954 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 1992, cover price $49.50 | About this edition: In these compelling new essays, leading critics sharpen our understanding of the narrative structures that convey meaning in fiction, taking as their point of departure the narratological positions of Dorrit Cohn, Grard Genette, and Franz Stanzel.

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9780691604039 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $40.95 | About this edition: In these compelling new essays, leading critics sharpen our understanding of the narrative structures that convey meaning in fiction, taking as their point of departure the narratological positions of Dorrit Cohn, Grard Genette, and Franz Stanzel.

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Product Description: A rare discovery in the world of fairy tales—now for the first time in EnglishMove over, Cinderella: Make way for the Turnip Princess! And for the “Cinderfellas” in these stories, which turn our understanding of gender in fairy tales on its head...read more

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9780143107422 | Penguin Classics, February 24, 2015, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: A rare discovery in the world of fairy tales—now for the first time in EnglishMove over, Cinderella: Make way for the Turnip Princess!

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Product Description: Fairy tales have never known geographical, disciplinary or cultural borders. In many ways, they provide a model for thinking about storytelling on a transnational level long before comparative literature began transforming itself into world literature...read more
By Maria Tatar (editor)

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9781107031012 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 12, 2015, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Fairy tales have never known geographical, disciplinary or cultural borders.

Paperback:

9781107634879 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 12, 2015, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Fairy tales have never known geographical, disciplinary or cultural borders.

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Product Description: "This is the book I wanted as a child and didn’t have, the book I’d have liked both to give to my children and to keep for myself, the book I shall give my grandchildren." ―A. S. Byatt, from the introduction to The Annotated Brothers GrimmOf all of the rich fairy-tale collections that exist in countries throughout the world, few are better known than those gathered almost two centuries ago by a pair of German brothers―Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm―in their Children’s Stories and Household Tales, first published in 1812...read more
By A. S. Byatt (introduced by), Jacob Grimm and Maria Tatar (editor)

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9780393088861 | Bct edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 15, 2012), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: "This is the book I wanted as a child and didn’t have, the book I’d have liked both to give to my children and to keep for myself, the book I shall give my grandchildren.
9780393058482 | W W Norton & Co Inc, September 1, 2004, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Presents new translations of forty fairy tale classics in a volume that includes previously omitted tales and is complemented by hundreds of annotations that explore the historical origins, cultural complexities, and psychological effects of the stories.

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Product Description: "Peter Pan is a great and refining and uplifting benefaction to this sordid and money-mad age."―Mark Twain One hundred years after J. M. Barrie published the novel Peter and Wendy, Maria Tatar revisits a story that, like Alice in Wonderland, bridges the generations, animating both adults and children with its kinetic energy...read more
By Maria Tatar (editor)

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9780393066005 | Centennial edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 11, 2011), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: "Peter Pan is a great and refining and uplifting benefaction to this sordid and money-mad age.

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Product Description: Before Sex and the City there was Bridget Jones. And before Bridget Jones was The Artificial Silk Girl. In 1931, a young woman writer living in Germany was inspired by Anita Loos's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes to describe pre-war Berlin and the age of cinematic glamour through the eyes of a woman...read more
By Irmgard Keun and Maria Tatar (introduced by)

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9781892746818 | Other Pr Llc, August 1, 2002, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: In 1931, a young woman writer, living in Germany, penned her answer to Anita Loos's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and the era of cinematic glamour.

Paperback:

9781590514542, titled "The Artificial Silk Girl" | Reprint edition (Other Pr Llc, June 14, 2011), cover price $17.95 | also contains The Artificial-Silk Girl | About this edition: Before Sex and the City there was Bridget Jones.

Miscellaneous:

9781590514535, titled "The Artificial Silk Girl" | Other Pr Llc, May 24, 2011, cover price $12.99 | also contains The Artificial-Silk Girl

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Product Description: Before Sex and the City there was Bridget Jones. And before Bridget Jones was The Artificial Silk Girl. In 1931, a young woman writer living in Germany was inspired by Anita Loos's Gentlemen Prefer Blondes to describe pre-war Berlin and the age of cinematic glamour through the eyes of a woman...read more
By Irmgard Keun, Maria Tatar (introduced by) and Kathie Von Ankum (trans)

Paperback:

9781590514542, titled "The Artificial Silk Girl" | Reprint edition (Other Pr Llc, June 14, 2011), cover price $17.95 | also contains The Artificial-Silk Girl | About this edition: Before Sex and the City there was Bridget Jones.

Miscellaneous:

9781590514535, titled "The Artificial Silk Girl" | Other Pr Llc, May 24, 2011, cover price $12.99 | also contains The Artificial-Silk Girl

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Product Description: Forty of the most famous and celebrated stories from the Brothers Grimm translated and edited by a leading professor of folklore.Even after two hundred years, the tales collected by the Brothers Grimm remain among our most powerful stories...read more
By A. S. Byatt (introduced by) and Maria Tatar (editor)

Paperback:

9780393338560 | W W Norton & Co Inc, August 9, 2010, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Forty of the most famous and celebrated stories from the Brothers Grimm translated and edited by a leading professor of folklore.

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Product Description: Highly illuminating for parents, vital for students and book lovers alike, Enchanted Hunters transforms our understanding of why children should read. Ever wondered why little children love listening to stories, why older ones get lost in certain books? In this enthralling work, Maria Tatar challenges many of our assumptions about childhood reading...read more

Hardcover:

9780393066012 | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 20, 2009, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Highly illuminating for parents, vital for students and book lovers alike, Enchanted Hunters transforms our understanding of why children should read.

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Product Description: Despite the availability of several eloquent gender studies of fairy tales, a popular reference on men and fairy tales has so far been nonexistent. Brothers and Beasts offers a new perspective by allowing twenty-three male writers the chance to explore their artistic and emotional relationship to their favorite fairy-tale stories...read more
By Kate Bernheimer (editor), Maria Tatar (foreword by) and Jack David Zipes (other contributor)

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9780814332672, titled "Brothers & Beasts: An Anthology of Men on Fairy Tales" | Wayne State Univ Pr, October 30, 2007, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Despite the availability of several eloquent gender studies of fairy tales, a popular reference on men and fairy tales has so far been nonexistent.

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By Maria Tatar (editor)

Hardcover:

9780670011049 | Signed edition (Viking Childrens Books, July 24, 2007), cover price $250.00

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Product Description: The tale of Bluebeard's Wife--the story of a young woman who discovers that her mysterious blue-bearded husband has murdered his former spouses--no longer squares with what most parents consider good bedtime reading for their children...read more

Hardcover:

9780691117072 | Princeton Univ Pr, October 22, 2004, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The tale of Bluebeard's Wife--the story of a young woman who discovers that her mysterious blue-bearded husband has murdered his former spouses--no longer squares with what most parents consider good bedtime reading for their children.

Paperback:

9780691127835 | Princeton Univ Pr, September 13, 2006, cover price $30.95 | About this edition: The tale of Bluebeard's Wife--the story of a young woman who discovers that her mysterious blue-bearded husband has murdered his former spouses--no longer squares with what most parents consider good bedtime reading for their children.

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Product Description: Murder, kidnapping, cruel and unusual punishment, violent revenge these are not the bedtime stories mummy used to read. Newly reissued with a fresh cover, Grimm's Grimmest presents nineteen original, unsanitized, wholly unholy tales as they were first collected by the Brothers Grimm circa 1822 all fiendishly illustrated...read more
By Tracy Arah Dockray (illustrator) and Maria Tatar (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9780811850469 | Chronicle Books Llc, August 25, 2005, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Murder, kidnapping, cruel and unusual punishment, violent revenge these are not the bedtime stories mummy used to read.

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Product Description: Murder, mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales figures as the subject matter for this intriguing study of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's Nursery and Household Tales. This updated and expanded second edition includes a new preface and an appendix containing new translations of six tales, along with commentary by Maria Tatar...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

Hardcover:

9780691067223, titled "The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales" | Princeton Univ Pr, November 1, 1987, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Discusses how the Grimms censored fairly tales, examines the violence and cruelty found in the stories, and suggests an approach to interpreting them

Paperback:

9780691114699, titled "The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales" | Revised edition (Princeton Univ Pr, May 6, 2003), cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Murder, mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales figures as the subject matter for this intriguing study of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's Nursery and Household Tales.
9780691014876 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, January 1, 1990), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Discusses how the Grimms censored fairly tales, examines the violence and cruelty found in the stories, and suggests an approach to interpreting them

Miscellaneous:

9781400810741, titled "Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales" | Princeton Univ Pr, April 1, 2002, cover price $9.95
9781400809875, titled "Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales" | Princeton Univ Pr, March 1, 2002, cover price $9.95
9781400809899, titled "Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales" | Princeton Univ Pr, March 1, 2002, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Murder, mutilation, cannibalism, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales figures as the subject matter for this intriguing study of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm's Nursery and Household Tales.

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Twenty-six classic fairy tales are supplemented by extensive literary, cultural, and historical commentary.
By Maria Tatar (editor)

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9780393051636 | W W Norton & Co Inc, October 1, 2002, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Twenty-six classic fairy tales are supplemented by extensive literary, cultural, and historical commentary.

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Nineteen of the original, unsanitized, unholy tales as they were first collected by the Brothers Grimm range from the true horror of Aschenputtel (the Cinderella story) to Rapunzel's dark secret, in an anthology of fairy tales written for adults. IP. (view table of contents)
By Tracy Arah Dockray (illustrator), Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm and Maria Tatar (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9780811816755 | Chronicle Books Llc, October 1, 1997, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: A collection of nineteen of the darkest stories from the Grimm collection of German fairy tales, containing elements that have frequently been removed in other versions

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Product Description: In a book that confronts our society's obsession with sexual violence, Maria Tatar seeks the meaning behind one of the most disturbing images of twentieth-century Western culture: the violated female corpse. This image is so prevalent in painting, literature, film, and, most recently, in mass media, that we rarely question what is at stake in its representation...read more

Hardcover:

9780691043388 | Princeton Univ Pr, May 1, 1995, cover price $47.50 | About this edition: In a book that confronts our society's obsession with sexual violence, Maria Tatar seeks the meaning behind one of the most disturbing images of twentieth-century Western culture: the violated female corpse.

Paperback:

9780691015903 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, May 5, 1997), cover price $38.95 | About this edition: In a book that confronts our society's obsession with sexual violence, Maria Tatar seeks the meaning behind one of the most disturbing images of twentieth-century Western culture: the violated female corpse.

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Product Description: When Hansel and Gretel try to eat the witch's gingerbread house in the woods, are they indulging their "uncontrolled cravings" and "destructive desires" or are they simply responding normally to the hunger pangs they feel after being abandoned by their parents? Challenging Bruno Bettelheim and other critics who read fairy tales as enactments of children's untamed urges, Maria Tatar argues that it is time to stop casting the children as villians...read more

Hardcover:

9780691069432, titled "Off With Their Heads: Fairy Tales and the Culture of Childhood" | Princeton Univ Pr, June 1, 1992, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Discusses how fairy tales became children's literature, and the occurrence of violence, cannibalism, and conflicts between parents and children in these stories

Paperback:

9780691000886 | Reprint edition (Princeton Univ Pr, October 4, 1993), cover price $43.95 | About this edition: When Hansel and Gretel try to eat the witch's gingerbread house in the woods, are they indulging their "uncontrolled cravings" and "destructive desires" or are they simply responding normally to the hunger pangs they feel after being abandoned by their parents?

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