National Dreams: The Remaking of Fairy Tales in Nineteenth-Century England
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National Dreams: The Remaking of Fairy Tales in Nineteenth-Century England

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Fairy tales and folktales have long been mainstays of children's literature, celebrated as imaginatively liberating, psychologically therapeutic, and mirrors of foreign culture. Focusing on the fairy tale in nineteenth-century England, where many collections found their largest readership, "National Dreams" examines influential but critically neglected early experiments in...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published November 29th 2004 by University of Pennsylvania Press (first published March 1st 2003)
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