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The Brothers Grimm Volume II: 110 Grimmer Fairy Tales by Jacob Grimm
Peter Christen Asbjørnsen - 1868
The Norwegian folktales, said Jacob Grimm, "surpass nearly all others."Within these captivating tales we meet witches, trolls, and ogres; sly foxes and great, mysterious bears; beautiful princesses and country-lads-turned-heroes. Collected here in a sparkling contemporary translation by Pat Shaw Iversen and Carl Norman, these tales brim with the matchless vitality and power of their original telling. Included also are the wonderfully evocative original illustrations of Erik Werenskiold and Theodor Kittelsen.
The Illustrated Book of Fairy Tales
Neil Philip - 1997
An enthralling collection of fairy tales from all over the globe, with entrancing illustration that conjure up magical worlds where wishes come true, the wicked are punished, and the good are rewarded spectacularly.
The World's Best Fairy Tales
Belle Becker Sideman - 1967
ContentsJorinda and JoringelPuss in BootsThe Emperor's New ClothesBilly Beg and His BullLittle One Eye, Little Two Eyes, and Little Three EyesThe Red ShoesThe Steadfast Tin SoldierSnegourka, the Snow MaidenThe Three Little PigsThe Shoemaker and the ElvesDoctor Know-It-AllThe Six SwansDick Whittington and His CatRapunzelAladdin and the Wonderful LampThe Three BearsRumpelstiltzkinThe Golden Headed FishHansel and GretelThe Brave Little TailorThe Gingerbread ManA Horned GoatSeven SimonsThe Little Match-GirlEast of the Sun and West of the MoonThe Musicians of BremenBlue BeardThe Princess on the Glass HillThe Half-ChickSleeping BeautyThe Magic CarpetJack the Giant KillerTwelve Dancing PrincessesLittle Claus and Big ClausThe Colony of CatsSindbad the Sailor
La Barbe Bleue
Charles Perrault - 1697
The tale tells the story of a violent nobleman in the habit of murdering his wives and the attempts of one wife to avoid the fate of her predecessors.Charles Perrault (12 January 1628 – 16 May 1703) was a French author who laid foundations for a new literary genre, the fairy tale, and whose best known tales, derived from pre-existing folk tales.The illustrations were designed specifically for little children and family reading. Your kids will love the Book!
A Wonder Book and Tanglewood Tales
Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1910
Classical myths retold by Nathaniel Hawthorne, one of the masters of American literature--King Midas with his Golden Touch, Pandora's Box, The Adventure of Hercules in quest of the golden apples, Bellerophon and the Chimaera, Baucis and Philomon, Perseus, and Medusa.
Beowulf: A Verse Translation (Second Edition) (Norton Critical Editions)
Daniel Donoghue - 2019
The three-part format—annotated text, contexts, and criticism—helps students to better understand, analyze, and appreciate the literature, while opening a wide range of teaching possibilities for instructors. Whether in print or in digital format, Norton Critical Editions provide all the resources students need.
Ambrose Bierce - 1899
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Spells of Enchantment: The Wondrous Fairy Tales of Western Culture
Jack D. ZipesMark Twain - 1991
Focusing on the work of the most gifted writers of the great Western literary movements from classical times to the present. Jack Zipes's collection shows how some of literature's most creative minds have tried their hand at mixing the magic ingredients of the fairy tale--and how the genre has been marvelously transformed according to each writer's particular genius.Including more than sixty tales by such master practitioners of the art as Perrault, Voltaire, Goethe, Hoffmann, Hawthorne, Wilde, Yeats, Hesse, Thurber, Calvino, Philip K. Dick, Robert Coover, and Angela Carter, this authoritative, original, and unique volume is sure to bewitch readers of all ages.