NMC Library
Bottigheimer, Ruth B.

Fairy tales : a new history / Ruth B. Bottigheimer. - Albany, N.Y. : Excelsior Editions/State University of New York Press, c2009. - vii, 152 p. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-144) and index.

Why a new history of fairy tales? -- Two accounts of the Grimm's tales : the folk as creator, the book as source -- The late seventeenth- and eighteenth-century layers : Perrault, LheÌritier, and their successors -- The two inventors of fairy tale tradition : Giambattista Basile (1634-1636) and Giovan Francesco Straparola (1551, 1553) -- A new history.

9781438425238 (hardcover : alk. paper) 1438425236 (hardcover : alk. paper) 9781438425245 (pbk. : alk. paper) 1438425244 (pbk. : alk. paper)

2008028301


Fairy tales--History and criticism.

GR550 / .B648 2009

398.209

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