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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. It is not as useful to the seriously curious as Tatar’s primarily scholarly works – she is one of the most acute commentators now working. If they fair a version of, say, Moby Dick with a bunch of pictures in it, I’d have probably read it by now. I liked how their were different cladsic of many of the stories, with bits and pieces being changed. Angela Carter wrote great, modern, authored fairy tales because she wrote them out of her own fantasies or so she said.
Open Preview See a Problem? She too finds the vitality of the other world in virtual realities – internet true stories of space abductions, the return from the dead of Princess Diana and Elvis. Article body My eight-year-old son, Callum, and I enjoy reading together. In fact, identifying changes and thinking about the ways in which they altered meanings was the aspect that Callum most enjoyed: It was a cultural legacy I wanted to share with my son.
Will be used with equal pleasure by students, scholars, librarians, and parents. I’m the dork who reads all of the editor’s comments and even sometimes I look up their citations. Not so happy endings! Nov 03, Chris rated it it was amazing Shelves: Don’t fall asleep cuddling this book. The “depthless” matter of fairy tales has been squeezed into all kinds of shoes and rings, stuffed down chimneys and minced into sausages by commentators, elaborators and disintegrators.
By Avi Friedman and David Krawitz. By providing children with powerful models for navigating reality, Tatar shows, these tales help children survive in a world ruled by adults.
I was there at Xmas time, with family, on a trip to watch my niece compete in cheerleading nationals at the Opryland Hotel.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I think it’s about high time that we expanded marria concept. Challenging the notion that fairy tales should be read for their moral values clssic used to make good citizens of little children, Tatar demonstrates throughout how fairy tales can be seen as models for navigating reality, helping children to develop the wit and courage needed to survive in a world ruled by adults.
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The pictures are nice too! Each text becomes an enabling device, allowing readers to work through their fears and to purge themselves of hostile feelings and damaging desires. The best part about this edition is that you get all of jaria classic fairy tales plus some you’ve never heard of, like Bluebeard, East of the Sun and West of the Moon, Valisa the Fair, and Donkeyskin. Fairy Tales and the Culture of Childhood and many other books on folklore and fairy stories. Thanks for telling us about the problem.
The following items were successfully added. Marie Aponte Creo q es q es un devicia para mi tableta. The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales.
Tatar’s introductory essays are thoughtful and balanced, presenting Bettleheim’s psychological analyses, more modern gender-based explanations, and her own thinking in tahar measure. Jun 24, Amy Lee rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 27, Sinar rated it it was amazing Shelves: Annogated Tatar definitely wants to examine the tales as more than moralistic literature, it is hard to argue that they do provide An enjoyable collection of classic fairy tales with some annotation.
One or more items could not be added because you are not logged in. Sadly, we breezed through this book she’d assign 6 fairy tales at a time so I don’t think I could’ve enjoyed the book quite as much as I would’ve liked, but otherwise, I absolutely adored the book and all it contained. The result is that faory always enhance and never distract from the narrative.
As repositories of a collective cultural consciousness and unconscious, fairy tales have attracted the attention of psychologists, more notably the renowned child psychologist Bruno Bettelheim. Aug 10, Joseph Pinchback rated it it was amazing. Dec 28, H. Disseminated across a wide variety of historical and contemporary media ranging from opera and drama to cinema and advertising, they tayar a vital part of our storytelling capital.
The first let-down was that Tatar also annotated The Annotated Brothers Grimm and The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen, and many of the same fairy tales — with the same or nearly the same annotations — are included here.
I really enjoyed reading this annotated edition of some of the classic fairy tales. It helps, as well, when the introduction is by someone that I really enjoy reading, like Maria Tatar who, like Jack Zipes, is taoes when it comes to knowledge about faerytales.
The Annotated Classic Fairy Tales
I like his account because it corresponds to my ancient memories of struggling with the precious atmosphere created by Perrault, or the contrast between the Grimms’ occasional sanctimoniousness and their matter-of-fact bloodiness – or worst of all the sense of violation I felt from the sado-masochistic manipulations of the Master, Hans Andersen, who set me against Christianity before I could think clearly about it.
I absolutely loved this book. I loved all the illustrations, but they were pretty difficult to see sometimes, so if they had been bigger, that would have been nice. The real fairy tales the way they were originaly written. Beyond that, the real magic of the fairy tale lies in its ability to extract pleasure from pain.
Disney, I believe, didn’t show any of that. True to the oral tradition, each lively tale is perfect for reading aloud; but in addition, Harvard professor Tatar brings folklore scholarship to the general reader with annotations right there in the margins of the spacious pages.
Yet the Grimms’ stories do not escape the interpretive challenges posed by narratives that blend multiple voices and discourses.
In this illuminating work, a leading expert in the field of folklore guides readers through gairy fairy tales, exploring their historical origins, their cultural complexities, and their psychological effects on children.