The Classic Fairy Tales. Iona Opie, Peter Opie

The Classic Fairy Tales

ISBN: 9780195202199 | 344 pages | 9 Mb

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  • The Classic Fairy Tales
  • Iona Opie, Peter Opie
  • Page: 344
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  • ISBN: 9780195202199
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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This volume contains twenty-four of the best known fairy tales in the English language, presented here in the exact words of their first English publication or of the earliest surviving text. Including "Sleeping Beauty," "Bluebeard," "Cinderella," "Thumbelina," and "Hansel and Gretel," as well as many others, this collection provides a historical introduction for each tale and a general Introduction which traces the history of fairy tales collected in Asia and Europe long before they appeared in English. Presents twenty-four of the best known tales in the exact words in which they were first published in English. ...