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The Oxford book of modern fairy tales

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Fairy tales -- Great Britain,
    • Fairy tales -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 454-455).

      Statementedited by Alison Lurie.
      ContributionsLurie, Alison.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR1309.F26 O9 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 455 p. ;
      Number of Pages455
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1724342M
      ISBN 100192142186
      LC Control Number92028007

      This wickedly wise (and wisecracking) parody of classic fairy tales redefines happily ever after for the modern feminist era. You know what? It's super creepy to kiss a woman who is unconscious. And you know what else? The way out of poverty isn't by marrying a rich dude -- . The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales. Oxford and New York: Oxford University Press. MacDonald, M. R. (). The Storyteller’s Sourcebook: A Subject, Title and Motif Index to Folklore Collections for Children. Michigan: Neal-Schuman Publishers, Inc. Sprug, J. W. (). Index to Fairy Tales, New Jersey: The Scarecrow Press.

      The Literary Fairy Tale (cont.) Dickens, Charles. "The Magic Fishbone." In Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales. Edited by Alison Lurie. Oxford University Press, ISBN: Baum, L. F. "The Queen of Quok." In Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales. Edited by Alison Lurie. Oxford University Press, ISBN: Dick, Philip K. Toward this end, The Oxford Book of Irish Short Stories includes seven folk tales translated from the Irish by Sean O'Sullivan, and Seamus MacManus's re-telling of an Irish fairy tale. William Trevor is one of today's most famous and respected Irish writers. (His work is .

      Fairy Tales and Society: Illusion, Allusion, and Paradigm This collection of exemplary essays by internationally recognized scholars examines the fairy tale from historical, folkloristic, literary, and psychoanalytical points of view.   British author Angela Carter wrote many fairy tales. In fact her book, The Bloody Chamber, is a retelling of familiar tales. Psyche leads the giant stellium in her chart in conjunction with Jupiter in Aries. She was a very original writer.


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In The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales, Alison Lurie has collected forty tales that date from the late nineteenth century up to the present. Here are trolls and princesses, magic and mayhem, morals to be told and lessons to be learned--all the elements of the classic fairy tale, in new and fantastical trappings/5(7).

"The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales" is exactly what it says it is - a book of modern fairy tales. And, what is a modern fairy tale, you ask. It's pretty much the same as a traditional fairy tale. There's one or two with a dragon, one with a nymph, a few with fairies, a lot with princes and princesses, etc.4/5.

In The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales, Alison Lurie has collected forty tales that date from the late nineteenth century up to the present. Here are trolls and princesses, magic and mayhem, morals to be told and lessons to be learned--all the elements of the classic fairy tale, in new and fantastical trappings/5(5).

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[Alison Lurie;] -- A marvellous collection of fairytales, some moral, some satrical, some bizzare, reflects the. The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales (Book): The stories of magic and transformation that we call fairy tales are among the oldest known forms of literature, and many the most popular.

Jack and the Beanstalk, Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Ridinghood--these ageless tales seem to have been written an almost magically long time ago. Yet fairy tales are still being created to this very day.

The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales brings together forty of the best of these stories by British and American writers from John Ruskin and Nathaniel Hawthorne to I.B. Singer and Angela Carter. These tales are full of princes and princesses, witches and dragons and talking animals, magic objects, evil spells, and unexpected endings.

InThe Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales, Alison Lurie has collected forty tales that date from the late nineteenth century up to the present. Here are trolls and princesses, magic and mayhem, morals to be told and lessons to be learned--all the elements of the classic fairy 5/5(1).

Mary De Morgan (24 February ) was an English writer and the author of three volumes of fairytales: On A Pincushion (); The Necklace of Princess Fiorimonde (); and 4/5. Anthology Title: The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales • () • anthology by Alison Lurie Contents (view Concise Listing) xi • Introduction (The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales) • () • essay by Alison Lurie; 1 • Uncle David's Nonsensical Story About Giants and Fairies • () • short story by Catherine Sinclair.

The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales. Published by User, 19 years ago This book is a comprehensive of 19th Century up to today of fairy tales. It is a great buy because of all the stories you get for your money.

It has all the fairy tales we have loved throughout the ages/5(3). In "The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales" Alison Lurie has brought together 41 stories by British and American authors representing the full range of a continually developing genre.

This collection has plenty of magic encounters, dragons, witches, and forlorn princesses/5(4). The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales brings together forty of the best of these stories by British and American writers from John Ruskin and Nathaniel Hawthorne to I.B.

Singer and Angela Carter. These tales are full of princes and princesses, witches and dragons and talking animals, magic objects, evil spells, and unexpected endings/5(6).

In The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales, editor Alison Lurie collects such modern stories of the late nineteenth century up to the present. Here are trolls and princesses, magic and mayhem, morals to be told and lessons to be learned—all the elements of the classic fairy tale, in new and marvelous : In "The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales" Alison Lurie has brought together 41 stories by British and American authors representing the full range of a continually developing genre.

This collection has plenty of magic encounters, dragons, witches, and forlorn princesses. General Overviews. For a general overview of the field, Teverson and Tatar are good introductory works. Tatar is a representative collection of recent scholarship throughout the field, while Teverson provides a thorough theoretical overview and gives readers a good understanding of fairy tales in relationship to folklore.

In addition, the landmark works Tatar and Zipes. THE OXFORD BOOK OF MODERN FAIRY TALES Edited by Alison Lurie (Oxford University Press: $25; pp.) By Frederick Busch Oct. 3, In over 1, entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern, under the guidance of Professor Jack Zipes.

It provides an authoritative reference source for this complex and captivating genre, exploring the tales themselves, the writers who wrote and reworked them, and the artists who illustrated them.

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BIBLIOGRAPHY. SUMMARY: In over 1, entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern, under the guidance of Professor Jack Zipes.

The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS. The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales. Second Edition. Edited by Jack Zipes Oxford Companions. Over 1, A to Z entries on all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition; Covers writers, illustrators, works, characters, countries, and related topics such as film, television, art, the oral tradition, advertising, feminism, and much more.

Fairy tales are the common denominator in modern American society. I see it in the urban elementary classroom where I work– some students come to first grade with a high exposure to literacy, while some have held only a few books before school starts.

But all of my students know the basic plot of several fairy tales. Cartoons reenact : Ashlie Swicker. Fairy tales are centuries old. They are feudal and rural in their setting, and hierarchical in their social structures, from the king and his queen down to the seventh son of a poor miller who lives at the edge of the village.

They existed in thousands of constantly changing oral versions and some have analogues in the folklore of other continents.