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Fairy Tale as Myth/Myth as Fairy Tale (Clark Lectures) Paperback – October 25, 1994
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"Should be read by anyone who feels that our postindustrial culture has outgrown the need to express its desires and anxieties in the material of traditional narrative."―Australian Folklore
"For many readers the fascination of these essays will lie . . . in the revelatory detail of his close comparative textual readings."―Times Literary Supplement
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In this lively work, the author explores the historical rise of the literary fairy tale as genre in the late seventeenth century and examines the ideological relationship of classic fairy tales to domination and oppression in western society.
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Some how or another he is able to find excellent resources and drawings for the book. I highly believe it is for any one who is interested in starting to study, the true origins of Fairy Tales.