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9780198718659 | Oxford Univ Pr, December 15, 2014, cover price $18.95

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9780198779858 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 28, 2016, cover price $13.95

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By Michael Newton (editor)

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9780199601950 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 2015, cover price $27.95

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9780198737599 | Oxford Univ Pr, August 1, 2016, cover price $14.95

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By Jack David Zipes (editor)

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9780199689828 | 2 edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2015), cover price $55.00

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Product Description: From the time of the Classical era of Greece and Rome, literary theorists have been concerned with the subject of how the plots of stories are organized. In The Poetics, Aristotle put forward the crucial idea that a plot must possess sufficient amplitude to allow a probable or necessary succession of particular actions to produce a significant change in the fortune of the main character...read more

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9781137547071 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 7, 2015, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: From the time of the Classical era of Greece and Rome, literary theorists have been concerned with the subject of how the plots of stories are organized.

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A lengthy essay on the nature and literary value of the fairy story is accompanied by a tale illustrating these points
By Charles Nixon (foreword by)

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9780395082539, titled "Tree and Leaf" | Houghton Mifflin, October 1, 1965, cover price $12.95 | also contains Tree and Leaf | About this edition: A lengthy essay on the nature and literary value of the fairy story is accompanied by a tale illustrating these points

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9780749473464 | Kogan Page Ltd, April 28, 2015, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: Who was Mother Goose? Where did she come from, and when? Although she’s one of the most beloved characters in Western literature, Mother Goose’s origins have seemed lost in the mists of time. Several have tried to pin her down, claiming she was the mother of Charlemagne, the wife of Clovis (King of the Franks), the Queen of Sheba, or even Elizabeth Goose of Boston, Massachusetts...read more

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9780405028335, titled "Notes on the War in the South: With Biographical Sketches of the Lives of Montgomery, Jackson, Sevier, Late Governor Claiborne and Others" | Ayer Co Pub, June 1, 1971, cover price $24.95 | also contains Notes on the War in the South: With Biographical Sketches of the Lives of Montgomery, Jackson, Sevier, Late Governor Claiborne and Others

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9781782790228 | Moon Books, February 27, 2015, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Who was Mother Goose?

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By Maria Tatar (editor)

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9781107031012 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 12, 2015, cover price $80.00

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9781107634879 | Cambridge Univ Pr, January 12, 2015, cover price $29.99

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9781616368517, titled "The Princess Guide: Faith Lessons from Snow White, Cinderella, & Sleeping Beauty" | Servant Books, January 30, 2015, cover price $15.99

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Book by Vickery, William R.

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9780405099328, titled "The Economics of the Negro Migration: 1900 - 1960" | Ayer Co Pub, April 1, 1977, cover price $23.00 | also contains The Economics of the Negro Migration: 1900 - 1960 | About this edition: Book by Vickery, William R.

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9780911845990 | Neumann Pr, December 2, 2014, cover price $14.95

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Product Description: At the same time that 1970s feminist psychoanalytic theorists like Jean Baker Miller and Nancy Chodorow were challenging earlier models that assumed the masculine psyche as the norm for human development and mental/emotional health, writers such as Anne Sexton, Olga Broumass, and Angela Carter were embarked on their own revisionist project to breathe new life into fairy tales and classical myths based on traditional gender roles...read more

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9781409450443 | Ashgate Pub Co, May 28, 2014, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: At the same time that 1970s feminist psychoanalytic theorists like Jean Baker Miller and Nancy Chodorow were challenging earlier models that assumed the masculine psyche as the norm for human development and mental/emotional health, writers such as Anne Sexton, Olga Broumass, and Angela Carter were embarked on their own revisionist project to breathe new life into fairy tales and classical myths based on traditional gender roles.

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Product Description: Find the secret and hidden elements of magic in the fairy tales of England, France, Russia, and the Baltic. Did you know that Jack and the Beanstalk has themes that relate to the Bible and to the Epic of Gilgamesh? No, really! Faery Tale Magic examines the relationship between fairy tale archetypes and the practice of magic...read more

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9780738739465 | Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd, May 8, 2014, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: Find the secret and hidden elements of magic in the fairy tales of England, France, Russia, and the Baltic.

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Product Description: Fairy tales are one of our earliest cultural forms, and forests one of our most ancient landscapes. Both evoke similar sensations: At times they are beautiful and magical, at others spooky and sometimes horrifying. Maitland argues that the terrain of these fairy tales are intimately connected to the mysterious secrets and silences, gifts and perils...read more
By Adam Lee (photographer) and Sara Maitland

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9781619020146 | Counterpoint, October 30, 2012, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: Fairy tales are one of our earliest cultural forms, and forests one of our most ancient landscapes.

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9781619021914 | Reprint edition (Counterpoint, October 29, 2013), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Fairy tales are one of our earliest cultural forms, and forests one of our most ancient landscapes.

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Product Description: Fairy-tale adaptations are ubiquitous in modern popular culture, but readers and scholars alike may take for granted the many voices and traditions folded into today's tales. In Fairy Tales Transformed?: Twenty-First-Century Adaptations and the Politics of Wonder, accomplished fairy-tale scholar Cristina Bacchilega traces what she terms a "fairy-tale web" of multivocal influences in modern adaptations, asking how tales have been changed by and for the early twenty-first century...read more

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9780814334874 | Wayne State Univ Pr, November 1, 2013, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Fairy-tale adaptations are ubiquitous in modern popular culture, but readers and scholars alike may take for granted the many voices and traditions folded into today's tales.

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Product Description: In translating Charles Perrault's seventeenth-century Histoires ou contes du temps passé, avec des Moralités into English, Angela Carter worked to modernize the language and message of the tales before rewriting many of them for her own famous collection of fairy tales for adults, The Bloody Chamber, published two years later...read more

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9780814336342 | Wayne State Univ Pr, November 15, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: In translating Charles Perrault's seventeenth-century Histoires ou contes du temps passé, avec des Moralités into English, Angela Carter worked to modernize the language and message of the tales before rewriting many of them for her own famous collection of fairy tales for adults, The Bloody Chamber, published two years later.

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By Jack David Zipes (editor)

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9781624660337 | Hackett Pub Co Inc, March 15, 2013, cover price $69.00

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9781624660320 | Hackett Pub Co Inc, March 15, 2013, cover price $25.00

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Product Description: Intriguing, updated portraits of classic fairy tale authors. This book offers new, often unexpected, but always intriguing portraits of the writers of classic fairy tales. For years these authors, who wrote from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries, have been either little known or known through skewed, frequently sentimentalized biographical information...read more
By Sophie Raynard (editor)

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9781438443553 | State Univ of New York Pr, October 27, 2012, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This book offers new, often unexpected, but always intriguing portraits of the writers of classic fairy tales.

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9781438443546 | State Univ of New York Pr, July 2, 2013, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Intriguing, updated portraits of classic fairy tale authors.

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Product Description: In this book  Honeyman looks at manifestations of youth agency (and representations of agency produced for youth) as depicted in fairy tales, childlore and folk literature, investigating the dynamic of ideological manipulation and independent resistance as it can be read or expressed in bodies, first through social puppetry and then through coercive temptation (our consumption replacing the more obvious strings that bind us)...read more

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9780415806145 | 1 edition (Routledge, December 23, 2009), cover price $149.00 | About this edition: In this book  Honeyman looks at manifestations of youth agency (and representations of agency produced for youth) as depicted in fairy tales, childlore and folk literature, investigating the dynamic of ideological manipulation and independent resistance as it can be read or expressed in bodies, first through social puppetry and then through coercive temptation (our consumption replacing the more obvious strings that bind us).

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9780415860888 | Routledge, September 3, 2013, cover price $48.95 | About this edition: In this book  Honeyman looks at manifestations of youth agency (and representations of agency produced for youth) as depicted in fairy tales, childlore and folk literature, investigating the dynamic of ideological manipulation and independent resistance as it can be read or expressed in bodies, first through social puppetry and then through coercive temptation (our consumption replacing the more obvious strings that bind us).

Translations of the forewords and afterwords by original fairy tale authors and commentaries by their contemporaries, material that has not been widely published in English.Most early fairy tale authors had a lot to say about what they wrote. Charles Perrault explained his sources and recounted friends’ reactions. His niece Marie-Jeanne Lhéritier and her friend Marie-Catherine d’Aulnoy used dedications and commentaries to situate their tales socially and culturally, while the raffish Henriette Julie de Murat accused them all of taking their plots from the Italian writer Giovan Francesco Straparola and admitted to borrowing from the Italians herself. These reflections shed a bright light on both the tales and on their composition, but in every case, they were removed soon after their first publication. Remaining largely unknown, their absence created empty space that later readers filled with their own views about the conditions of production and reception of the tales.What their authors had to say about “Puss in Boots,” “Cinderella,” “Sleeping Beauty,” and “Rapunzel,” among many other fairy tales, is collected here for the first time, newly translated and accompanied by rich annotations. Also included are revealing commentaries from the authors’ literary contemporaries.As a whole, these forewords, afterwords, and critical words directly address issues that inform the contemporary study of European fairy tales, including traditional folkloristic concerns about fairy tale origins and performance, as well as questions of literary aesthetics and historical context.

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9781438442211 | State Univ of New York Pr, May 1, 2012, cover price $80.00 | About this edition: Translations of the forewords and afterwords by original fairy tale authors and commentaries by their contemporaries, material that has not been widely published in English.

Paperback:

9781438442204 | State Univ of New York Pr, January 2, 2013, cover price $26.95

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