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Off with Their Heads!: Fairy Tales and the Culture of Childhood
List of IllustrationsPrefaceIRewritten by Adults: The Inscription of Children's Literature3II"Teaching Them a Lesson": The Pedagogy of Fear in Fairy Tales22IIIJust Desserts: Reward-and-Punishment
Thus Grimms ' Bad Girls and Bold Boys : The Moral and Social Vision of the Tales by Ruth Bottigheimer and The Hard Facts of the Grimms ' Fairy Tales
The two-hundredth anniversaries of the births of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm (1985 and 1986, respectively) brought in their wake newly edited and freshly produced books and essays about the brothers and
The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales
The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales is a remarkable treasure trove, a work that celebrates the best-loved tales of childhood and presents them through the vision of Maria Tatar, a leading authority in
Secrets beyond the Door: The Story of Bluebeard and His Wives
List of Illustrations xi INTRODUCTION 1 CHAPTER 1: The Attractions of "Bluebeard": The Origins and Fortunes of a Folktale 11 CHAPTER 2: "Have You ever really been afraid? ... of a man?... of a
The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen
In her most ambitious annotated work to date, Maria Tatar celebrates the stories told by Denmark's "perfect wizard" and re-envisions Hans Christian Andersen as a writer who casts his spell on both
Show and Tell: Sleeping Beauty as Verbal Icon and Seductive Story
Donald Haase has described how “Sleeping Beauty” has an “underlying preoccupation with the creative power of language and storytelling,” but the story, in its various incarnations, has also become an