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The Faber book of modern fairy tales

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Faber and Faber , London, Boston
Fairy tales -- England., Children"s stories, English., Fairy tales., Short sto

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Fifteen original stories written during the last 100 years by such authors as Ted Hughes, James Thurber, Joan Aiken, Philippa Pearce, and Walter de la Mare.

Statementedited by Sara and Stephen Corrin ; illustrated by Ann Strugnell.
ContributionsCorrin, Sara., Corrin, Stephen., Strugnell, Ann, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ8 .F16 1981
The Physical Object
Pagination312 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3145661M
ISBN 100571117686
LC Control Number82670034
OCLC/WorldCa8122221

The Faber Book of Modern Fairy Tales Hardcover – January 1, by Sara Corrin (Author), Stephen Corrin (Author)Author: James Thurber, Ted Hughes, Joan Aiken, Philippa Pearce, Walter de la Mare.

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The Faber book of modern fairy tales by Corrin, Sara; Corrin, Stephen; Strugnell, Ann, ill. Publication date Topics Fairy tales, Children's stories, English, Fairy tales, Short stories Publisher London ; Boston: Faber and Faber Collection. But a modern fairy tale has a modern twist to it.

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Originally titled Children’s and Household Tales, The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales contains the essential bedtime stories for children worldwide for the better part of two centuries.

The Brothers Grimm, Jacob and Wilhelm, were German linguists and cultural researchers who gathered legendary folklore and aimed to collect the stories exactly as they heard them.

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What would you find if you went back and re-read your favourite books from childhood. Francis Spufford discovers both Author: Francis Spufford. "Thirteen modern stories set firmly in a world of magic and enchantment.

This splendid collection, put together by expert anthologists Sara and Stephen Corrin, contains some of the best modern fairy tales - ranging from A.A. Milne's deliciously funny 'Prince Rabbit' to the first part of Ted Hughes's magnificient modern myth, 'The Iron Man'. Jul 7, - “What are the best Modern Fairy Tale Books and Stories?” We looked at of the top Modern Fairy Tales, aggregating and ranking them so we could 54 pins.

Ted Hughes () was born in Yorkshire.

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His first book, The Hawk in the Rain, was published in by Faber and Faber and was followed by many volumes of poetry and prose for adults and received the Whitbread Book of the Year for two consecutive years for his last published collections of poetry, Tales from Ovid () and Birthday Letters ().4/5(7).

The Puffin Book of Modern Fairy Tales (Puffin Books) by Corrin, Sara; Corrin, Stephen A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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First Book of Fairy Tales, by Mary Hoffman. Jack and the Beanstalk, by Carol Ottolenghi. Jack and the Beanstalk, by Steven Kellogg. The squirrel wife is also included within The Faber book of Modern Fairy Tales. Plot synopsis. On a dark and stormy night.

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Jack, a young swineherd, hears cries for help from amidst the storm ravaged trees. Ignoring the warnings of his wicked elder brother, he ventures into the : Philippa Pearce.

So do a number of the writers in Alison Lurie’s “The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales.” Some of the writers of fairy tales try to use rhetoric as a weapon, warning the reader that life can.

Postmodern Fairy Tales seeks to understand the fairy tale not as children's literature but within the broader context of folklore and literary studies. It focuses on the narrative strategies through which women are portrayed in four classic stories: "Snow White," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Beauty and the Beast," and "Bluebeard." Bacchilega traces the oral sources of each tale, offers a 3/5(2).

 Fairy Tales in the Modern Era When some people think of a fairy tale, they think of the Walt Disney versions. If one was to think of the story of “Little Red Riding Hood”, the happy ending is more memorable than the actual ending in which Red dies. When it comes to the modern era, fairy tales are thought to be happy stories children grew up with.

‘It’s a long time since ogres have seemed so absolutely real,’ says Marina Warner, author and long-time scholar of fairy makes now as good a time as any to immerse ourselves in the twisted truths of the fairy tale realm, with Warner's selection of the best books of, or about, other-worldly tales of mischief and subversion, dreams and laughter, ‘hope against hope’.

In The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales, editor Alison Lurie collects such modern stories of the late nineteenth century up to the present. Here are trolls and princesses, magic and mayhem, morals to be told and lessons to be learned—all the elements of the classic fairy tale, in new and marvelous stories.by Large Format Fairy Tale Books, Tormont Paper Back, The Great Fairy Tales Treasure Chest, Book Britabean 5 out of 5 stars () £ Favourite.

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