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  • The Oxford Companion to Fairy Talesby Jack Zipes

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 37.99

    In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern. It provides an authoritative reference source for this complex and captivating genre, exploring the tales themselves, the writers who wrote and reworked them, the artists who illustrated them, and much more. more...

  • The Trials and Tribulations of Little Red Riding Hoodby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 42.95

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Fairy Tales and Fables from Weimar Daysby Jack Zipes

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 35.25

    This book is a collection of traditional German fairy tales and fables, deliberately transformed into utopian narratives and social commentary by political activists in the Weimar Republic (1919-1933). Against a backdrop of financial and political instability, widespread homelessness, and the reformation of public institutions, numerous gifted writers... more...

  • Sticks and Stonesby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 32.23

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Creative Storytellingby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 33.57

    Jack Zipes has reinvigorated storytelling as a successful and engaging tool for teachers and professional storytellers. Encouraging storytellers, librarians, and schoolteachers to be active in this magical process, Zipes proposes an interactive storytelling that creates and strengthens a sense of community for students, teachers and parents while extolling... more...

  • The Robber with a Witch's Headby Jack Zipes; Laura Gonzenbach

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    The Robber with the Witch's Head presents almost fifty new stories about demons and clever maidens and princes. Bursting with life, this is a storyteller's dream, full of adventure and magic, translated by Jack Zipes. more...

  • The Arabian Nights, Volume IIby Anonymous; Jack Zipes

    Penguin Publishing Group 1999; US$ 8.95

    Volume two in a collection of tales representing distinctive genres- from fairy tales to erotica-revealing the customs and societies in the medieval Middle East, as told by the mythic Sheherazade. more...

  • The Complete Fairy Talesby The Brothers Grimm; Jack Zipes

    Random House 2010; US$ 15.50

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JACK ZIPES Wolves and grandmothers, ugly sisters, a house made of bread, a goose made of gold...the folk tales collected by the Grimm brothers created an astonishingly influential imaginative world. However, this is also a world where a woman serves her stepson up in a stew, a man marries a snake, a princess sleeps with a... more...

  • The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitréby Jack Zipes; Joseph Russo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This two-volume set collects 300 of the most entertaining and important folk and fairy tales of Giuseppe Pitré, a nineteenth century Sicilian folklorist whose significance ranks alongside the Brothers Grimm. In stark contrast to the more literary ambitions of the Grimms' tales, Pitré’s possess a charming, earthy quality that reflect the customs, beliefs,... more...

  • The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitréby Jack Zipes; Joseph Russo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 56.41

    This two-volume set collects 300 of the most entertaining and important folk and fairy tales of Giuseppe Pitré, a nineteenth century Sicilian folklorist whose significance ranks alongside the Brothers Grimm. In stark contrast to the more literary ambitions of the Grimms' tales, Pitré’s possess a charming, earthy quality that reflect the customs, beliefs,... more...