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The Fairy Tale: The Magic Mirror of Imagination

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One of the best known and enduring genres, the fairy fales origins extend back to the preliterate oral societies of the ancient world. This books surveys its history and traces its evolution into the form we recognized today. Jones Builds on the work of folklorist and critics to provide the student with a stunning, lucid overview of the genre and a solid understanding of i ...more
Paperback, 156 pages
Published October 4th 2002 by Routledge
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Katherine Sas
A useful little history of the fairy tale genre, although mostly valuable for telling you what else to read.
Janin
Nov 08, 2012 Janin rated it it was amazing
This is an -excellent- book into the psychology, history, intepretations and origins of fairy tales. Written in terms the layman (or woman) can clearly understand.
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