9780393972771

The Classic Fairy Tales (Norton Critical Editions)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780393972771

  • ISBN10:

    0393972771

  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Textbook Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/17/1998
  • Publisher: W W NORTON

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Summary

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.

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
The Texts of The Classic Fairy Tales 1(266)
INTRODUCTION: Little Red Riding Hood
3(7)
The Story of Grandmother
10(1)
Charles Perrault
Little Red Riding Hood
11(2)
Brothers Grimm
Little Red Cap
13(3)
James Thurber
The Little Girl and the Wolf
16(1)
Italo Calvino
The False Grandmother
17(2)
Chiang Mi
Goldflower and the Bear
19(2)
Roald Dahl
Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf
21(1)
Roald Dahl
The Three Little Pigs
22(3)
INTRODUCTION: Beauty and the Beast
25(7)
Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
Beauty and the Beast
32(10)
Giovanni Francesco Straparola
The Pig King
42(5)
Brothers Grimm
The Frog King, or Iron Heinrich
47(3)
Angela Carter
The Tiger's Bride
50(16)
Urashima the Fisherman
66(2)
Alexander Afanasev
The Frog Princess
68(4)
The Swan Maiden
72(2)
INTRODUCTION: Snow White
74(6)
Giambattista Basile
The Young Slave
80(3)
Brothers Grimm
Snow White
83(7)
Lasair Gheug, the King of Ireland's Daughter
90(6)
Anne Sexton
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
96(5)
INTRODUCTION: Cinderella
101(6)
Yeh-hsien
107(2)
Charles Perrault
Donkeyskin
109(8)
Brothers Grimm
Cinderella
117(5)
Joseph Jacobs
Catskin
122(3)
The Story of the Black Cow
125(2)
Lin Lan
Cinderella
127(4)
The Princess in the Suit of Leather
131(7)
INTRODUCTION: Bluebeard
138(6)
Charles Perrault
Bluebeard
144(4)
Brothers Grimm
Fitcher's Bird
148(3)
Brothers Grimm
The Robber Bridegroom
151(3)
Joseph Jacobs
Mr. Fox
154(2)
Margaret Atwood
Bluebeard's Egg
156(23)
INTRODUCTION: Hansel and Gretel
179(5)
Brothers Grimm
Hansel and Gretel
184(6)
Brothers Grimm
The Juniper Tree
190(7)
Joseph Jacobs
The Rose-Tree
197(2)
Charles Perrault
Little Thumbling
199(7)
Pippety Pew
206(3)
Joseph Jacobs
Molly Whuppie
209(3)
INTRODUCTION: Hans Christian Andersen
212(4)
The Little Mermaid
216(17)
The Little Match Girl
233(2)
The Girl Who Trod on the Loaf
235(6)
The Red Shoes
241(5)
INTRODUCTION: Oscar Wilde
246(4)
The Selfish Giant
250(3)
The Happy Prince
253(8)
The Nightingale and the Rose
261(6)
Criticism 267(122)
Bruno Bettelheim
[The Struggle for Meaning]
269(4)
Bruno Bettelheim
"Hansel and Gretel"
273(7)
Robert Darnton
Peasants Tell Tales: The Meaning of Mother Goose
280(11)
Sandra M. Gilbert
Susan Gubar
[Snow White and Her Wicked Stepmother]
291(6)
Karen E. Rowe
To Spin a Yarn: The Female Voice in Folklore and Fairy Tale
297(12)
Marina Warner
The Old Wives' Tale
309(8)
Zohar Shavit
The Concept of Childhood and Children's Folktales: Test Case -- "Little Red Riding Hood"
317(15)
Jack Zipes
Breaking the Disney Spell
332(21)
Donald Haase
Yours, Mine, or Ours? Perrault, the Brothers Grimm, and the Ownership of Fairy Tales
353(11)
Maria Tatar
Sex and Violence: The Hard Core of Fairy Tales
364(9)
Antti Aarne
Stith Thompson
From The Types of the Folktale: A Classification and Bibliography
373(5)
Vladimir Propp
Folklore and Literature
378(4)
From Morphology of the Folktale
382(1)
The Method and Material
382(4)
Thirty-One Functions
386(1)
Propp's Dramatis Personae
387(2)
Selected Bibliography 389

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