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The Complete Fairy Tales

Author : George MacDonald
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George MacDonald occupied a major position in the intellectual life of his Victorian contemporaries. This volume brings together all eleven of his shorter fairy stories as well as his essay "The Fantastic Imagination". The subjects are those of traditional fantasy: good and wicked fairies, children embarking on elaborate quests, and journeys into unsettling dreamworlds. Within this familiar imaginative landscape, his children's stories were profoundly experimental, questioning the association of childhood with purity and innocence, and the need to separate fairy tale wonder from adult scepticism and disbelief.

The Complete Fairy Tales

Author : The Brothers Grimm
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Your favourite fantastic Grimm fairy tales and bedtime stories in the only complete edition of this classic collection. Wolves and grandmothers, ugly sisters, a house made of bread, a goose made of gold...the folk tales collected by the Grimm brothers created an astonishingly influential imaginative world. However, this is also a world where a woman serves her stepson up in a stew, a man marries a snake, a princess sleeps with a frog, and an evil queen dances to death in a pair of burning shoes. Violent, funny, disturbing, wise and sometimes beautiful, these stories have intrigued children, adults, scholars, psychologists and artists for centuries. The only complete edition available of the most famous collection of fairy tales ever published, this collection features the 279 stories in an acclaimed, modern, unexpurgated translation. Now featuring an introduction from translator Jack Zipes.

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Author : Jacob Grimm
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Includes the famous original 210 stories, plus 40 tales that have never before appeared in English.

Grimm s Complete Fairy Tales

Author : Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm
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No library's complete without the classics! This new edition collects the legendary fairy tales of the Brothers Grimm. They are the stories we've known since we were children. Rapunzel. Hansel and Gretel. Cinderella. Sleeping Beauty. But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions we heard before bedtime. They're darker and often don't end very happily--but they're often far more interesting. This edition of Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales includes all our cherished favorites--Snow White, Rumpelstiltskin, Little Red Cap, and many more--in their original versions. Many of these tales begin with the familiar refrain of “once upon a time”--but they end with something unexpected and fascinating!

The Complete Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault

Author : Charles Perrault
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An illustrated collection of eleven tales including such familiar titles as "Cinderella" and "Sleeping Beauty" and less familiar ones such as "Tufty Ricky" and "The Fairies."

The Complete Fairy Tales

Author : Charles Perrault
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Perrault's fairy tales in a scintillating new translation, including the less familiar verse tales and with illustrations by Gustave Doré. The introduction explores the imaginative power of the stories and the many interpretations to which they have been subject.

The Complete Fairy Tales

Author : Jacob Grimm
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Presents over two hundred tales by the Brothers Grimm, including well-known ones like "Sleeping Beauty," and darker tales such as "Death's Messengers"

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm All New Third Edition

Author : Jack Zipes
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The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm Perhaps no other stories possess as much power to enchant, delight, and surprise as those penned by the immortal Brothers Grimm. Now, in the new, expanded third edition, renowned scholar and folklorist Jack Zipes has translated all 250 tales collected and published by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, plus twenty-nine rare tales omitted from the original German edition, as well as narratives uncovered in the brothers’ letters and papers. Truly the most comprehensive translation to date, this critically acclaimed edition recaptures the fairy tales as the Brothers Grimm intended them to be: rich, stark, spiced with humor and violence, resonant with folklore and song. One of the world’s experts on children’s literature, Jack Zipes is a professor of German at the University of Minnesota and is the author of numerous books on folklore and fairy tales.

The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories

Author : Hans Christian Andersen
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This definitive collection of work from Hans Christian Andersen—one of the immortals of world literature—not only includes his own notes to his stories but is the only version available in trade paperback that presents Andersen's fairy tales exactly as he collected them in the original Danish edition of 1874. Recognizing the literary merit of Andersen's own simple colloquial language, which Victorian translators and their imitators very often altered to sentimentalize or vulgarize, translator Erik Haugaard has remained faithful to the original text. The fairy tales Hans Christian Andersen wrote, such as "The Snow Queen," "The Ugly Duckling," "The Red Shoes," and "The Nightingale," are remarkable for their sense of fantasy, power of description, and acute sensitivity, and they are like no others written before or since. Unlike the Brothers Grimm, who collected and retold folklore, Andersen adopted the most ancient literary forms of the fairy tale and the folktale and distilled them into a genre that was uniquely his own.

The Complete Grimm s Fairy Tales

Author : Brothers Grimm
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The stories of magic and myth gathered by the Brothers Grimm have become part of the way children—and adults—learn about the vagaries of the real world. Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow-White, Hänsel and Gretel, Little Red-Cap (Little Red Riding Hood), and Briar-Rose (Sleeping Beauty) are only a few of the more than two hundred enchanting characters included in this volume. The tales are presented just as Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm originally set them down: bold, primal, just frightening enough, and endlessly engaging. With black-and-white illustrations throughout Illustrated by Josef Schari / Commentary by Joseph Campbell Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

The Complete Fairy Tales in Verse and Prose L integrale Des Contes en Vers Et en Prose

Author : Charles Perrault
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In the tradition of Aesop, the fables in this entertaining collection also impart practical, moral advice. Included are a trio of tales in verse as well as prose favorites such as "Sleeping Beauty," and "Little Red Riding Hood." English translations appear on pages facing the original French. The most complete edition available in English.

The Complete Grimm s Fairy Tales

Author : Jacob Grimm
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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. 2012 marked the 200th anniversary of Grimm’s Fairy Tales, and what better way to celebrate than to include all 211 stories into a beautiful gift edition? Featuring all your favorite classics, including “Hansel and Gretel,” “Cinderella,” “The Frog Prince,” “Rapunzel,” “Snow White,” “Rumpelstiltskin,” and dozens more, The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales is also accompanied by 40 color plates and 60 black and white illustrations from award-winning English illustrator Arthur Rackham, whose books and prints are now highly sought-after collectibles. The fourth title in the Timeless Classics series from Rock Point has nearly 800 pages of classic fairy tales to enjoy and will also feature a gorgeous deckled edge book block, ribbon marker, and foil and deboss details on a vibrantly colored case, a standout for your personal library collection. Also includes a selection of stunning color reproductions by the famous illustrator, Arthur Rackham. The Timeless Classics series from Rock Point brings together the works of classic authors from around the world. Complete and unabridged, these elegantly designed gift editions feature luxe, patterned endpapers, ribbon markers, and foil and deboss details on vibrantly colored cases. Celebrate these beloved works of literature as true standouts in your personal library collection.

Complete Fairy Tales

Author : Hans Christian Andersen
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This book contains the complete Andersen's 127 fairy tales and stories in the chronological order of their original publication. Hans Christian Andersen was a Danish author and poet. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales, a literary genre he so mastered that he himself has become as mythical as the tales he wrote. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children; his stories—called eventyrs, or "fantastic tales"—express themes that transcend age and nationality. During his lifetime he was acclaimed for having delighted children worldwide and was feted by royalty. Andersen's fairy tales, which have been translated into more than 125 languages, have become culturally embedded in the West's collective consciousness, readily accessible to children, but presenting lessons of virtue and resilience in the face of adversity for mature readers as well. They have inspired motion pictures, plays, ballets, and animated films.

The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Author : Jacob Grimm
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When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children's and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as "Rapunzel," "Hansel and Gretel," and "Cinderella" would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the majority of tales from the two early volumes, since in the next four decades the Grimms would publish six other editions, each extensively revised in content and style. For the very first time, The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm makes available in English all 156 stories from the 1812 and 1815 editions. These narrative gems, newly translated and brought together in one beautiful book, are accompanied by sumptuous new illustrations from award-winning artist Andrea Dezsö. From "The Frog King" to "The Golden Key," wondrous worlds unfold—heroes and heroines are rewarded, weaker animals triumph over the strong, and simple bumpkins prove themselves not so simple after all. Esteemed fairy tale scholar Jack Zipes offers accessible translations that retain the spare description and engaging storytelling style of the originals. Indeed, this is what makes the tales from the 1812 and 1815 editions unique—they reflect diverse voices, rooted in oral traditions, that are absent from the Grimms' later, more embellished collections of tales. Zipes's introduction gives important historical context, and the book includes the Grimms' prefaces and notes. A delight to read, The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm presents these peerless stories to a whole new generation of readers.

The Complete Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen 120 Stories in One Volume

Author : Hans Christian Andersen
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This carefully crafted ebook: “The Complete Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen: 120+ Stories in One Volume” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Hans Christian Andersen (1805–1875) was a Danish writer, best remembered for his fairy tales. Table of Contents: BY THE ALMSHOUSE WINDOW THE ANGEL ANNE LISBETH BEAUTY OF FORM AND BEAUTY OF MIND THE BEETLE WHO WENT ON HIS TRAVELS THE BELL-DEEP THE BIRD OF POPULAR SONG THE BISHOP OF BORGLUM AND HIS WARRIORS THE BOTTLE NECK THE BUCKWHEAT THE BUTTERFLY A CHEERFUL TEMPER THE CHILD IN THE GRAVE CHILDREN’S PRATTLE THE FARM-YARD COCK AND THE WEATHER-COCK THE DAISY THE DARNING-NEEDLE DELAYING IS NOT FORGETTING THE DROP OF WATER JACK THE DULLARD AN OLD STORY TOLD ANEW THE DUMB BOOK THE ELF OF THE ROSE THE GIRL WHO TROD ON THE LOAF THE GOBLIN AND THE HUCKSTER THE GOLDEN TREASURE GRANDMOTHER A GREAT GRIEF THE HAPPY FAMILY A LEAF FROM HEAVEN IB AND LITTLE CHRISTINA THE ICE MAIDEN I. LITTLE RUDY THE JEWISH MAIDEN THE LAST DREAM OF THE OLD OAK THE LAST PEARL LITTLE CLAUS AND BIG CLAUS THE LITTLE ELDER-TREE MOTHER LITTLE IDA’S FLOWERS THE LITTLE MATCH-SELLER THE LITTLE MERMAID LITTLE TINY OR THUMBELINA THE LOVELIEST ROSE IN THE WORLD THE MAIL-COACH PASSENGERS THE MARSH KING’S DAUGHTER THE METAL PIG THE MONEY-BOX WHAT THE MOON SAW INTRODUCTION THE NEIGHBOURING FAMILIES THE NIGHTINGALE THERE IS NO DOUBT ABOUT IT THE OLD BACHELOR’S NIGHTCAP THE OLD GRAVE-STONE THE OLD HOUSE WHAT THE OLD MAN DOES IS ALWAYS RIGHT THE OLD STREET LAMP OLE-LUK-OIE, THE DREAM-GOD OLE THE TOWER-KEEPER OUR AUNT THE GARDEN OF PARADISE THE PEA BLOSSOM THE PEN AND THE INKSTAND THE PHILOSOPHER’S STONE THE PHOENIX BIRD THE PORTUGUESE DUCK THE PORTER’S SON POULTRY MEG’S FAMILY THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA THE PUPPET-SHOW MAN THE RED SHOES EVERYTHING IN THE RIGHT PLACE A ROSE FROM HOMER’S GRAVE THE SNAIL AND THE ROSE-TREE A STORY FROM THE SAND-HILLS THE SNOW MAN THE SNOW QUEEN IN SEVEN STORIES THE STORM SHAKES THE SHIELD THE STORY OF A MOTHER THE SUNBEAM AND THE CAPTIVE THE SWAN’S NEST THE UGLY DUCKLING...

Grimm s Complete Fairy Tales

Author : Brothers Grimm
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This volume contains the complete fairy tales of the legendary Brothers Grimm. A timeless collection of children’s stories inspired by German folktales, this wonderful compendium would make for a worthy addition to any bookshelf, and it is not to be missed by the discerning collector. Jacob Grimm (1785 - 1863) and Wilhelm Grimm (1786 - 1859) were German linguists, lexicographers, academics, and authors. Together, they are famous worldwide for collecting and publishing folklore during the nineteenth century. The stories of this collection include: “The Frog Prince”, “The Gallant Tailor”, “The Giant and the Tailor”, “The Little Farmer”, “The Golden Key”, “Sharing Joy and Sorrow”, “The Nail”, “Tom Thumb”, “Tom Thumb’s Travels”, “The Young Giant”, “Sweet Porridge”, “The Elves”, and many more. Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.

Grimm s Complete Fairy Tales

Author : IRMAOS GRIMM
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Grimm s Complete Fairy Tales

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They are the stories we've known since we were children. "Rapunzel." "Hansel and Gretel." "Cinderella." "Sleeping Beauty." But the works originally collected by the Brothers Grimm in the early 1800s are not necessarily the versions we heard before bedtime. They're darker and often don't end very happily--but they're often far more interesting. This elegant edition of "Grimm's Complete Fairy Tales" includes all our cherished favorites--"Snow White," "Rumpelstiltskin," "Little Red Cap," and many more--in their original versions. With specially designed end papers, a genuine leather cover, and other enhancements, it's the perfect gift for anyone looking to build a complete home library. Many of these tales begin with the familiar refrain of "once upon a time"--but they end with something unexpected and fascinating!

Hans Christian Andersen s Complete Fairy Tales

Author : Hans Christian Andersen
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Classic tales of fairies and princesses, ducklings and dancing shoes from the master storyteller Hans Christian Andersen. All the best-loved fairy tales of Hans Christian Andersen, including “The Ugly Duckling,” “Thumbelina,” “The Red Shoes,” “The Princess on the Pea,” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” fill the pages of this beautiful leather-bound collector’s edition. Also included is “The Tallow Candle”—one of the earliest stories written by Andersen, just discovered recently! A great book of bedtime stories or for rainy day reading, as there are both short and long anecdotes included. The attached bookmark ribbon ensures you’ll never lose your place as you wander through the imagination of one of the most popular children’s writers of all time. Curl up with this collection of classics and lose yourself in childhood memories.

Grimm s Complete Fairy Tales

Author : Brothers Grimm
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This early works is a comprehensive and absorbing collection of some of the most popular fairytales ever written. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900's and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.