The Oxford Companion To Fairy Tales

The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales PDF Book Detail:
Author: Jack Zipes
Publisher: Oxford Companions
ISBN: 0199689822
Size: 18.92 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Fairy tales
Languages : en
Pages : 720
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Book Description: This Oxford companion provides an authoritative reference source for fairy tales, exploring the tales themselves, both ancient and modern, the writers who wrote and reworked them and related topics such as film, art, opera and even advertising.

The Oxford Companion To Fairy Tales

The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales PDF Book Detail:
Author: Jack Zipes
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191004162
Size: 44.37 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category : Reference
Languages : en
Pages : 672
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Book Description: In over 1,000 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. It also covers numerous related topics such as the fairy tale and film, television, art, opera, ballet, the oral tradition, music, advertising, cartoons, fantasy literature, feminism, and stamps. First published in 2000, 130 new entries have been added to account for recent developments in the field, including J. K. Rowling and Suzanne Collins, and new articles on topics such as cognitive criticism and fairy tales, digital fairy tales, fairy tale blogs and websites, and pornography and fairy tales. The remaining entries have been revised and updated in consultation with expert contributors. This second edition contains beautifully designed feature articles highlighting countries with a strong fairy tale tradition, covering: Britain and Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, North America and Canada, Portugal, Scandinavian countries, Slavic and Baltic countries, and Spain. It also includes an informative and engaging introduction by the editor, which sets the subject in its historical and literary context. A detailed and updated bibliography provides information about background literature and further reading material. In addition, the A to Z entries are accompanied by over 60 beautiful and carefully selected black and white illustrations. Already renowned in its field, the second edition of this unique work is an essential companion for anyone interested in fairy tales in literature, film, and art; and for anyone who values the tradition of storytelling.

The Oxford Companion To Children S Literature

The Oxford Companion to Children s Literature PDF Book Detail:
Author: Daniel Hahn
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0199695148
Size: 44.97 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Literary Collections
Languages : en
Pages : 704
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Book Description: The last thirty years have witnessed one of the most fertile periods in the history of children's books. A fascinating reference guide to the world of children's literature, this volume covers every genre from fairy tales to chapbooks; school stories to science fiction; comics to children's hymns

The Oxford Companion To Children S Literature

The Oxford Companion to Children s Literature PDF Book Detail:
Author: Humphrey Carpenter
Publisher: Oxford [Oxfordshire] ; New York : Oxford University Press
ISBN:
Size: 44.34 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
Category : Literary Criticism
Languages : en
Pages : 586
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Book Description: A comprehensive survey of children's literature features almost two thousand entries encompassing biographical sketches of authors, illustrators, printers, and publishers, as well as essays on the different genres, fictional characters and printing processes

Perraults M Rchen Illustrierte Ausgabe

Perraults M  rchen  illustrierte Ausgabe  PDF Book Detail:
Author: Charles Perrault
Publisher: The Planet
ISBN: 1908478497
Size: 45.90 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
Category :
Languages : de
Pages :
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Book Description: Fünf Perraults Märchen, illustriert von Walter Crane (mehr als 40 Abbildungen): der gestiefelte Kater, das Rotkäppchen, Blaubart, das Dornröschen oder die schlafende Schöne im Wald, Aschenputtel oder das gläserne Pantöffelchen.

The Complete Grimm S Fairy Tales

The Complete Grimm s Fairy Tales PDF Book Detail:
Author: Jacob Grimm
Publisher: Race Point Publishing
ISBN: 1610589742
Size: 67.37 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Fiction
Languages : en
Pages : 752
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Book Description: DIVDIVOriginally titledChildren’s and Household Tales,The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Talescontains the essential bedtime stories for children worldwide for the better part of two centuries.The Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm, were German linguists and cultural researchers who gathered legendary folklore and aimed to collect the stories exactly as they heard them.2012 marked the 200th anniversary ofGrimm’s Fairy Tales, and what better way to celebrate than to include all 211 stories into the Knickerbocker Classic Series?/divDIV Featuring all your favorite classics, including “Hansel and Gretel,� “Cinderella,� “The Frog Prince,� “Rapunzel,� “Snow White,� “Rumpelstiltskin,� and dozens more,The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Talesis also accompanied by 40 color plates and 60 black and white illustrations from award-winning English illustrator Arthur Rackham, whose books and prints are now highly sought-after collectibles./divDIV/div/divDIV The third title in the Knickerbocker Classic series has 800 pages of classic fairy tales to enjoy. It also includes a selection of stunning color reproductions by the famous illustrator, Arthur Rackham./div

Self Experimenters

Self experimenters PDF Book Detail:
Author: Arsen P. Fiks
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313323485
Size: 68.48 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
Category : Health & Fitness
Languages : en
Pages : 292
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Book Description: Provides a fascinating compilation of entries on self-experimenters and their experiments.

Etwas Von Den Wurzelkindern Mini

Etwas von den Wurzelkindern   Mini PDF Book Detail:
Author: Sibylle von Olfers
Publisher:
ISBN: 9783480233953
Size: 33.41 MB
Format: PDF
Category : Juvenile Nonfiction
Languages : de
Pages : 32
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