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Virago Book of Fairy Tales

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Published by VIRAGO (LITT) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nonfiction - General,
  • Non-Classifiable

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8981239M
    ISBN 101853814407
    ISBN 109781853814402


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Virago Book of Fairy Tales by Angela Carter Download PDF EPUB FB2

I love this book (and its successor the second virago book of fairy tales). It contains fairy tales from all around the world, the common thread being that they are focused on women. Some of them seem familiar - variations on tales we know but with different cultural twists. Some are completely new to me (eg from African and Inuit traditions)/5(14).

Once upon a time fairy tales weren't meant just for children, and neither is The Virago Book of Fairy Tales. This stunning collection contains lyrical tales, bloody tales, hilariously funny and ripely bawdy stories from countries around the world.

And no 4/5. I love this book (and its successor the second virago book of fairy tales). It contains fairy tales from all around the world, the Virago Book of Fairy Tales book thread being that they are focused on women.

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The Virago Book of Fairy Tales, Volume 1 Angela Carter No preview available - About the author () A powerful and disturbing writer, Angela Carter created haunting fiction about travelers surviving their passage through a disintegrating universe. Often based on myth or fairy tale-borrowed or invented for the occasion-her work evokes.

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And no drippy pricesses or soppy fairies.4/5(4). Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Corinna Sargood (illustrator). Trade paperback, VG, corner tips slightly bumped, b&w illustrations, The second Virago book of fairy tales, Seller Inventory # w More information about this seller | Contact this seller Lyrical tales, bloody tales, funny, bawdy stories that show the dark and the light side of life - from Africa, India and the Arctic as well as from Europe and.

Get this from a library. The Second Virago book of fairy tales. [Angela Carter;] -- Contains forty-five tales from twenty-three cultures that revel in a woman's cunning and.

The tales told to children is where it all begins. These are the archetypes that we learn life lessons from. In this book you get the real thing from many countries and traditions but they all contain ancient wisdom.

This book is also an antidote to the current politically correct tendency to bowdlerise fairy by: 7. A second collection of fairy tales by Angela Carter involving more alluring women, ailing warriors, enchantresses and seekers of revenge.

They come from every corner of the globe to haunt, to entice, Read more. The Virago Fairy Tales book series by Angela Carter includes books The Virago Book of Fairy Tales, Second Virago Book of Fairy Tales, and The Virago Book of Fairy Tales / The Second Virago Book of Fairy Tales.

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And what a treasure trove it is, perfectly complemented by the bewitching drawings of Corinna Sargood, brimming with pretty maids and old crones, crafty women and bad girls, enchantresses and midwives, rascal aunts and odd sisters.

by multiple authors includes books The Illustrated Virago Book of Women Gardeners, The Virago Book of Ghost Stories: The Twentieth Century, Brilliant Careers: The Virago Book of 20th Century Fiction, and several more. See the complete The Virago Book series book list in order, box sets or omnibus editions, and companion titles.

The Virago Book of Fairy Tales July 9, If you are one of the people who insists that ‘real’ fairy tales are brutal then The Virago. Fairy tales, folk tales, stories from the oral tradition, are all of them the most vital connection we have with the imaginations of the ordinary men and women whose labour created our world." -- From the Introduction There was a time when fairy tales weren't meant just for children -- they were part of an oral folklore tradition passed down.

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The Virago Book of Fairy Tales () a.k.a. The Old Wives' Fairy Tale Book; The Second Virago Book of Fairy Tales () a.k.a. Strange Things Still Sometimes Happen: Fairy Tales From Around the World () Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales () (collects the two Virago Books above) As translator.

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Series statement appears on jacket. ‘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’.

- FAIRY TALE BOOKS “If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” ― Albert Einstein.

See more ideas about Fairy tales, Fairy and Books pins. The Second Virago Book of Fairy Tales. Twitter Facebook Email To Pinterest. By Ian Hunt. 5 Mar Angela would have agreed with Adorno, a keen reader of fairy tales, that 'The basest person is capable of perceiving the weakness of the greatest, the most stupid, the errors in the thought of the most intelligent.'.

Synopsis. Such was the delight in Angela Carter's The Virago Book of Fairy Tales, that she compiled a second volume.

And what a treasure trove it is, perfectly complemented by the bewitching drawings of Corinna Sargood, brimming with pretty maids and old crones, crafty women and bad girls, enchantresses and midwives, rascal aunts and odd sisters.

- The Virago Book of Fairy Tales and The Second Virago Book of Fairy Tales - illustrated by Corinna Sargood, the editor casts a wide net: + tales with notes, plus an afterword by Marina Warner Fine in dustwrapper.

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Cinderella. Sleeping Beauty. Bluebeard. The Fairies. Many classic fairy tale characters might not have survived into the present were it not for Charle.ebook Book Overview A second collection of fairy tales by Angela Carter involving more alluring women, ailing warriors, enchantresses and seekers of revenge.

They come from every corner of the globe to haunt, to entice, transform and even to help.