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The Classic Fairy Tales

The Classic Fairy Tales

by Iona Opie, Peter Opie

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780195202199
Pages: 344
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 9 Mb
Date posting: 2020-07-11
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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. ...