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The Victorian Fairy Tale Book (Pantheon Fairy Tale & Folklore Library)

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Now, I am admittedly a kind-of-Golden Age-fairy tale-lovin-kind-of-girl, and Michael Patrick Hearn's "The Victorian Fairy Tale Book" is just one peach of a great anthology.

I was not disappointed. First, the introduction alone is worth the price of the book as Hearn offers one of the most thoughtful and lucid critiques of fairy tale lit I think Cited by:   MICHAEL PATRICK HEARN is a scholar of children's books and their illustration.

His many works include The Annotated Wizard of Oz, The Annotated Huckleberry Finn, The Annotated Christmas Carol, The Andrew Lang Fairy Tale Books, and Myth, Magic, and Mystery: One Hundred Years of American Children's Book Illustration.

He lives in New York : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. About The Victorian Fairy Tale Book. From Robert Browning’s The Pied Piper of Hamelin and William Makepeace Thackeray’s The Rose and the Ring to Kenneth Grahme’s The Reluctant Dragon and J.

Barrie’s Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, here are seventeen classic stories and poems from the golden age of the English fairy of them amuse, some enchant, some satirize and criticize.

Pull this book of Victorian Fairy tales off the shelf and forget your troubles. This collection has an excellent introduction by Michael Patrick Hearn, and it includes both the old chestnuts as well as some less well-known but wonderful stories.

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A rather excellent compilation of Victorian Era Fairy Tales by the likes of Dickens, Barrie, Yeats, Wilde, Craik, and Barrie, to name but a few of the wonderful authors included in this collection. Read full review5/5(1). The Victorian Fairy Tale Book (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) Michael Patrick Hearn.

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Victorian Fairy Tales begins with a lengthy and detailed introduction, explaining some of the history and purpose of these stories. I knew a bit about this topic already, but it makes for fairly interesting 4/5. The Victorian Fairy Tale Book (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) Michael Patrick Hearn.

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Fairy Tales, Natural History and Victorian Culture examines how literary fairy tales were informed by natural historical knowledge in the Victorian period, as well as how popular science books used fairies to explain natural history at a time when 'nature' became a much debated word.1/5(1).

But Victorian Britain gave the world its fair share of classic fairy tales too – but these are often eclipsed by those that originated in mainland Europe.

The following classic Victorian fairy tales are taken from the wonderful Oxford World’s Classics anthology, Victorian Fairy Tales (Oxford World’s Classics), edited by Michael Newton.

The Victorian Fairy Tale Book (The Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library) Hearn, Michael Patrick. Published by Pantheon December () ISBN ISBN Softcover. New. Quantity Available: 1. From: Visible Voice Books. The Victorian Fairy Tale Book Book Description: From Robert Browning’s The Pied Piper of Hamelin and William Makepeace Thackeray’s The Rose and the Ring to Kenneth Grahme’s The Reluctant Dragon and J.

Barrie’s Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, here are seventeen classic stories and poems from the golden age of the English fairy tale. Technically speaking, this is really two books - a selection of short stories by Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Christina Rosetti, Mrs.

Molesworth, and E. Nesbit and a fantasy novel reprinted in its entirety by Jean Ingellow, Mopsa the Lewis Carroll and/or George MacDonald are the only way you know Victorian children's literature, than this really is a great introduction to the wider world /5.

The Victorian Fairy Tale Book. Michael Patrick Hearn. s Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, here are seventeen classic stories and poems from the golden age of the English fairy tale.

Some of them amuse, some enchant, some satirize and criticize, but each one is an expression of the joy of living. More Books by Michael Patrick Hearn See. The Victorian Fairy Tale Book by Michael Patrick Hearn A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

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They offer the shortest path to the age's dreams, desires, and wishes. Authors central to the nineteenth-century canon such as Thackeray, Osc. Get this from a library. The Victorian fairy tale book. [Michael Patrick Hearn;] -- A collection of classic Victorian fairy tales by such authors as John Ruskin, Charles Dickens, and Oscar Wilde.

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The role of publishers in making books available is crucial. The center of publishing in England at this time, as it had been for centuries, was London, and nearly all of the fairy tales and works of fantasy under discussion here were published there.

There were some books issued from other cities, like Cambridge, Oxford, or further north in Edinburgh, but they did not outnumber works. Vintage Book / The Victorian Fairy Tale Book - Pantheon Folklore Library - Random House - Classic Literature CPJCollectibles. From shop CPJCollectibles.

5 out of 5 stars (1,) 1, reviews $ Only 1 available and it's in 2 people's carts. Favorite Add to. These influential volumes helped to make fairy tales, and fantasy in general, more acceptable to Victorian readers -- for although both books are darker in tone than the simplified Disney fairy tales of today, they were not as dark, sensual, or disturbing as fairy and folk tales from the oral tradition.

This book offers a new history of the fairy tale, revealing the creative role of periodical publication in shaping this popular genre. Sumpter explores the fairy tale's reinvention for (and by) diverse readerships in unexpected contexts, including debates over evolution, colonialism, socialism, gender and sexuality and decadence/5(8).

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More information.Michael Patrick Hearn THE VICTORIAN FAIRY TALE BOOK 1st Edition 1st Printing Hardcover New York Pantheon Near Fine in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Light bumping at spine crown/heel and tops of front/rear panels. Light foxing at top of text block. Seller Seller Rating: % positive.The book: Rare and very attractive edition of Holme Lee's Fairy Tales.

The Author: Harriet Parr (–) was a British author of the Victorian era, who wrote under the pseudonym Holme Rating: % positive.