From the Beast to the Blonde

From the Beast to the Blonde

On Fairy Tales and Their Tellers

Book - 1996
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In this landmark study of the history and meaning of fairy tales, the celebrated cultural critic Marina Warner looks at storytelling in art and legend-from the prophesying enchantress who lures men to a false paradise, to jolly Mother Goose with her masqueraders in the real world. Why are storytellers so often women, and how does that affect the status of fairy tales? Are they a source of wisdom or a misleading temptation to indulge in romancing?
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1996, c1994
Edition: 1st Noonday Press paperback ed. --
ISBN: 9780374524876
0374524874
Branch Call Number: 398.2 Warne 3558jv 1
Characteristics: xxv, 463 p. :,ill. (some col.)

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Feb 11, 2013

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