The Twelve Dancing Princesses and Other Fairy Tales

The Twelve Dancing Princesses and Other Fairy Tales

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Alfred David and Mary Elizabeth Meek have compiled a collection of fairy tales thatranges from the Grimm brothers' inimitable recreations of archetypal folktales to the modern prosecharm of James Thurber's Many Moons. The appeal of the stories is wide and varied: the refinedintelligence of Perrault, the wondrous imagination of Andersen, the descriptive power of Ruskin, thebittersweet melancholy of Wilde. These are but a few of the artists represented in this remarkablyinclusive selection of works from Germany, Russia, France, Scandinavia, England, and America. Manyare in new translations in the modern idiom and all testify eloquently to the unceasing vitality ofthis literary genre.



Indiana University Press

Alfred David and Mary Elizabeth Meek have compiled a collection of fairy tales that ranges from the Grimm brothers' inimitable recreations of archetypal folktales to the modern prose charm of James Thurber's Many Moons. The appeal of the stories is wide and varied: the refined intelligence of Perrault, the wondrous imagination of Andersen, the descriptive power of Ruskin, the bittersweet melancholy of Wilde. These are but a few of the artists represented in this remarkably inclusive selection of works from Germany, Russia, France, Scandinavia, England, and America. Many are in new translations in the modern idiom and all testify eloquently to the unceasing vitality of this literary genre.



Publisher: Indiana University Press, 1974
Edition: ed
ISBN: 9780253201737
025320173X
Characteristics: 319 p. ; cm

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