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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00
New edition (revised and expanded) available 8/13/02. Fairy tales are one of the most enduring forms of literature, their plots retold and characters reimagined for centuries. In this elegant and thought-provoking collection of original essays, Kate Bernheimer brings together twenty-eight leading women writers to discuss how these stories helped... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 9.95
Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 As a child, Lucy dreams of talking fairies and lives contentedly in the wooded suburbs of Boston; she grows up to be a successful animator of fairy-tale films. Or does she? She claims at moments to be a witch in the woods. Like her sisters, who appeared in Bernheimer?s first two novels (The... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 9.95
The Complete Tales of Ketzia Gold is a lavishly poetic novel that draws upon the motifs of traditional German, Russian and Yiddish folklore and fairy stories to recount the visionary obsessions of a passionate young woman. The narrative moves freely through time and space, uniting Ketzia Gold's early childhood with her sexual awakenings, creating... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 17.99
When a wonderful new book arrives at the library, at first it is loved by all, checked out constantly, and rarely spends a night on the library shelf. But over time it grows old and worn, and the children lose interest in its story. The book is sent to the library's basement where the other faded books live. How it eventually finds an honored place... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2012; US$ 16.99
Once there was a girl who lived in a castle. The castle was inside a museum. When children visited, they?d press against the glass globe in which the castle sat, to glimpse the tiny girl. But when they went home, the girl was lonely. Then one day, she had an idea! What if you hung a picture of yourself inside the castle inside the museum, inside... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2013; US$ 17.99
This hilarious, over-the-top story is perfect for any little girl who doesn't like to brush her hair. What happens when our heroine neglects her long tresses? Well, one day a mouse comes to live in a particularly tangled lock. Soon after, more mice move in, and the girl's unruly mop is transformed into a marvelous mouse palace complete with secret... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 16.00
An indispensable addition to any collection concerning itself with the mythic material of childhood?both childhood?s experiences and its traditional tales, and how they reverberate through adult lives. more...
- University of Alabama Press 2009; US$ 16.00
This title presents an annual journal devoted to fairy tales, contemporary and historical.Each issue of Fairy Tale Review contains poetry, fiction, and essays that either address the abiding influence of fairy tales on contemporary literature and culture, or are themselves contemporary fairy tales in prose or verse. It is, according to editor Kate... more...