The Fairy Tale: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Fairy Tale

1st Edition

By Steven Swann Jones

Routledge

176 pages

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Paperback: 9780415938914
pub: 2002-10-04
$42.95
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Hardback: 9781138153141
pub: 2016-08-17
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One of the best known and enduring genres, the fairy fales origins extend back to the preliterate oral societies of the ancient world. This books surveys its history and traces its evolution into the form we recognized today. Jones Builds on the work of folklorist and critics to provide the student with a stunning, lucid overview of the genre and a solid understanding of its structure.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General
LIT009000
LITERARY CRITICISM / Children's Literature