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The Great fairy tale tradition : from Straparola and Basile to the Brothers Grimm : texts, criticism /

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Other Authors: Zipes, Jack, 1937-
Format: Book
Published: New York : W.W. Norton, 2001.
Series:A Norton critical edition
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Table of Contents:
  • The texts of the great fairy tale tradition. Clever thieves
  • Swindled swindlers
  • Incestuous fathers
  • Beastly born heroes
  • The wishes of fools
  • Dangerous sirens
  • Disguised heroes
  • Envious sisters
  • Wild men
  • Competitive brothers
  • Triumphant apprentices
  • Brotherly love
  • Shrewd cats
  • Virtuous queens
  • Magic helpers
  • Foolish peasants
  • The revenge and reward of neglected daughters
  • The power of love
  • Terrible curses and lucky princes
  • The father's betrayal
  • The art of good conduct
  • Rewards and punishments for good and bad girls
  • Magical transformations
  • The fate of spinning
  • Good at heart and ugly as sin
  • Faithful sisters
  • Faithful servants
  • The taming of shews
  • Lucky bumpkins
  • The fruitful sleep
  • Abandoned children
  • Inconvenient marriages
  • Bloodthirsty husbands
  • Dangerous wolves and naive girls
  • Love conquers all
  • Compassionate sisters and ungrateful demons
  • The redeemer
  • The beast as bridegroom
  • Criticism. Cross-cultural connections and the contamination of the classical fairy tale / Jack Zipes
  • [The mysterious Giovan Francesco Straparola, founding father of the fairy tale] / W. G. Waters
  • [The fantastic accomplishment of Giambattista Basile and his Tale of tales] / Benedetto Croce
  • The marvelous in context: the place of the Contes de Fées in late seventeenth-century France / Lewis Seifert
  • Corps cadavres: heroes and heroines in the tales of Perrault / Patricia Hannon
  • The influence of Charles Perrault's Contes de ma mère l'oie on German folklore / Harry Velten
  • The brothers Grimm as collectors and editors of German folktales / Siegfried Neumann.