Spells of Enchantment: The Wondrous Fairy Tales of Western Culture

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Jack Zipes
Viking, 1991 - Fiction - 814 pages
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Gathers literary fairy tales by authors from Apuleius, Charles Perrault, Wilhelm Grimm, and Nathaniel Hawthorne to James Thurber, Italo Calvino, Stanislaw Lem, and Jane Yolen

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In The Philosopher’s Stone (Wieland, 1789) we see the true power of a magical gift to transform one’s perspective on life, even if it means a complete physical transformation. The story revolves ... Read full review

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Jack Zipes has edited many excellent “fantasy” anthologies. This one takes a slightly different tact than most, pulling from a variety of cultures over a long history. You won’t find many modern ... Read full review


Gesta Romanorum Of Feminine Subtlety c 1300
MarieJeanne LHeritier RicdinRicdon 1696
Charles Perrault Riquet with the Tuft 1697

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