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The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales

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4 out of 5
Based on 64 Ratings and 12 Reviews

Book Description
"Tatar's main concern is with the enduring hold of the tales on children's imaginations. Why should they enjoy stories about other children sent out to die in a wood, or being victimized by cruel stepmothers, or given impossible tasks to perform, and (if female) forced to marry frogs or bears? . . . The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales--related in language that is sharp, lively, and free of j... More
Book Information
PublisherPrinceton Univ Pr
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages302
ISBN-100691067228
ISBN-13978-0691067223
Publication Date11/1987
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About Maria Tatar (Author) : Maria Tatar is a published author and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Maria Tatar include Enchanted Hunters: The Power of Stories in Childhood, Th... more
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