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A Cultural History Of Fairy Tales

$755.00
SKU 9781350095731

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How have the fairy tales of different cultures changed over the centuries? What do they tell us about our fears and hopes?

In a work that spans 2,500 years these ambitious questions are addressed by over 50 experts, each contributing their overview of a theme applied to a period in history. With the help of a broad range of case material they illustrate broad trends and nuances of the fairy tale in Western culture from antiquity to the present.

Voume 1 – A Cultural History of Fairy Tales in Antiquity (Edited by Debbie Felton, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA)

Voume 2 – A Cultural History of Fairy Tales in the Middle Ages (Edited by Susan Aronstein, University of Wyoming, USA)

Voume 3 – A Cultural History of Fairy Tales in the Age of the Marvelous (Edited by Suzanne Magnanini, University of Colorado, USA)

Voume 4 – A Cultural History of Fairy Tales in the Long Eighteenth Century (Edited by Anne E. Duggan, Wayne State University, USA)

Voume 5 – A Cultural History of Fairy Tales in the Long Nineteenth Century (Edited by Naomi Wood, Kansas State University, USA)

Voume 6 – A Cultural History of Fairy Tales in the Modern Age (Edited by Andrew Teverson, Kingston University, UK)

The Cultural Histories series offers an authoritative survey of a wide range of subjects throughout history. Each subject is looked at in Antiquity, the Medieval Age, the Renaissance, the Enlightenment, the Age of Empire and the Modern Age and thematic coverage is consistent across all periods so that users can either gain a broad overview of a period or follow a theme through the ages.

Hardback: 6 Volumes
Product Dimensions: 176 x 250 mm
ISBN: 9781350095731

Published by Bloomsbury