The Classic Fairy Tales: Texts, Criticism
This Norton Critical Edition collects forty-four fairy tales, from the fifth century to the present. The Classic Fairy Tales focuses on six tale types: "Little Red Riding Hood," "Beauty and the Beast," "Snow White," "Cinderella," "Bluebeard," and "Hansel and Gretel," and presents multicultural variants and sophisticated literary rescriptings. Also reprinted are tales by Hans Christian Andersen and Oscar Wilde.
"Criticism" gathers twelve essays that interpret aspects of fairy tales, including their social origins, historical evolution, psychological drama, gender issues, and national identities.
A Selected Bibliography isincluded.
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Review: The Classic Fairy TalesComentário do usuário - Lazydaisy - Goodreads
This was such an interesting book no kidding! Never grew up knowing many classic fairytales but only through the Disney's characters because my parents are Hmong and so it was never shared. Although ... Ler resenha completa