New Tales for Old: Folktales as Literary Fictions for Young Adults

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Libraries Unlimited, 1999 - Education - 408 pages
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This book gathers together a number of popular folktale reworkings (not just simple retellings) in a variety of genres that appeal to young adults. After discussing the nature of folktales, their cultural context, and the characteristics that make them attractive to young adults, de Vos and Altmann interpret specific tales and offer suggestions for using the material.

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An overview of popular fairy tales, listing of motifs, and summaries of fairy tale retellings and studies in great depth. Great for finding new books to read! Read full review

Contents

1 FOLKTALES AND LITERARY FICTIONS
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2 CINDERELLA continued
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2CINDERELLA
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About the author (1999)

GAIL DE VOS is a storyteller and consultant in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, and the author of a number of books on storytelling.ANNA E. ALTMANN is Associate Professor, School of Library and Information Studies, University of Alberta, Edmonton.

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