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Sleeping Beauties: Sleeping Beauty and Snow White Tales from Around the World

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Sleeping Beauty and Snow White are two of the most popular fairy tales of all time and have intrigued readers for centuries. Both have been retold continuously in modern times in novels, poetry, plays, movies and more. Both have also been criticized for their apparently passive and occasionally foolish heroines. Despite first impressions, the stories and their many variant ...more
Paperback, 508 pages
Published August 24th 2010 by Createspace
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Mary Catelli
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Sleeping Beauty variants. Snow White tales -- a lot more of them. "More Sleeping Beauties" -- that is, tales that feature enchanted sleepers. And some additional materials.

Includes most folktales. Several literary variants. One "Richilda" is a literary variant of "Snow White" that was written decades before the Grimm Brothers, and interestingly enough takes it from the wicked stepmother's point of view. (And the father is not much better: he repudiates his pregnant wife when he hears that Richil
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Heidi Anne Heiner is the creator and keeper of one of the world's top folklore websites, the SurLaLune Fairy Tale Pages at http://www.surlalunefairytales.com. On the internet since 1998, the site shares fairy tale illustrations from the Golden Age of illustration and over a thousand full-text fairy tales from around the world. Forty-nine popular fairy tales are annotated with links to similar tale ...more
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