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              Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned: Enchanted Stories from the French Decadent Tradition

              Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned: Enchanted Stories from the French Decadent Tradition (Hardback)

              Edited by Schultz, Gretchen; Seifert, Professor Lewis

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              The description for this book, Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned: Enchanted Stories from the French Decadent Tradition, will be forthcoming.

              ISBN 9780691161655
              Released AU 15 Oct 2016
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oddly Modern Fairy Tales
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              Japanese Tales of Lafcadio Hearn

              Japanese Tales of Lafcadio Hearn (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Hearn, Lafcadio; Edited by Codrescu, Andrei; Foreword by Zipes, Jack

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              A collection of twenty-eight brilliant and strange stories, inspired by Japanese folk tales and written by renowned Western expatriate Lafcadio Hearn Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) was one of the nineteenth century's best-known writers, his name celebrated alongside those of Mark Twa...in and Robert Louis Stevenson. Born in Greece and raised in Ireland
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              ISBN 9780691167756
              Released AU 15 Jun 2019
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Oddly Modern Fairy Tales
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              Told Again: Old Tales Told Again

              Told Again: Old Tales Told Again (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By de la Mare, Walter; Illustrated by Watson, A. H.; Introduction by Pullman, Philip; Other Dezsoe, Andrea

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              Nineteen classic fairy tales, retold for younger readers in the early twentieth-century, including Rapunzel, Little Red Riding-Hood, Rumpelstiltskin, and The Sleeping Beauty.

              ISBN 9780691196299
              Released AU 26 Nov 2019
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
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              Smack-Bam, or The Art of Governing Men: Political Fairy Tales of Edouard Laboulaye

              Smack-Bam, or The Art of Governing Men: Political Fairy Tales of Edouard Laboulaye (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Laboulaye, Edouard; Edited and translated by Zipes, Jack

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              Laboulaye, one of 19th-century France's most prominent politicians and an instrumental figure in establishing the Statue of Liberty, was also a prolific writer of fairy tales. This volume brings together new translations of 16 of his most wry, political stories that continue to i...mpart lessons today.
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              ISBN 9780691181868
              Released AU 15 Sep 2018
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Oddly Modern Fairy Tales
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              Workers' Tales: Socialist Fairy Tales, Fables, and Allegories from Great Britain

              Workers' Tales: Socialist Fairy Tales, Fables, and Allegories from Great Britain (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Rosen, Michael

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              In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, unique tales inspired by traditional literary forms appeared frequently in socialist-leaning British periodicals. Acclaimed critic and author Rosen collects more than 40 of the best and most enduring examples of these stories in one beau...tiful volume.
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              ISBN 9780691175348
              Released AU 15 Oct 2018
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Oddly Modern Fairy Tales
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              The Cloak of Dreams: Chinese Fairy Tales
               

              The Cloak of Dreams: Chinese Fairy Tales (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Balazs, Bela; Edited and translated by Zipes, Jack David; Illustrated by Lydes, Mariette; Translated by Zipes, Professor of German Jack

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              A man is changed into a flea and must bring his future parents together in order to become human again. A woman convinces a river god to cure her sick son, but the remedy has mixed consequences. A young man must choose whether to be close to his wife's soul or body. And two deaf ...mutes transcend their physical existence in the garden of dreams. Stra
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              ISBN 9780691162331
              Released AU 15 Jan 2013
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 16+ years
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              Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned: Enchanted Stories from the French Decadent Tradition

              Fairy Tales for the Disillusioned: Enchanted Stories from the French Decadent Tradition (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              Edited by Schultz, Gretchen; Seifert, Professor Lewis

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              A new collection of subversive French fairy tales The wolf is tricked by Red Riding Hood into strangling her grandmother and is subsequently arrested. Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella do not live happily ever after. And the fairies are saucy, angry, and capricious. Fairy Tales for ...the Disillusioned collects thirty-six tales, most newly translated,
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              ISBN 9780691191416
              Released AU 15 May 2019
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 19+ years
              Series Oddly Modern Fairy Tales
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              The Fourth Pig

              The Fourth Pig (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Mitchison, Naomi; Introduction by Warner, Marina

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              An enchanting collection that introduces the author and activist Naomi Mitchison to a new generation of readers The Fourth Pig, originally published in 1936, is a wide-ranging collection of fairy tales, poems, and ballads that reflect the hopes and forebodings of their era but al...so resonate with those of today. From a retelling of Hansel and Gr
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              ISBN 9780691191447
              Released AU 15 Jul 2019
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
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              The Cloak of Dreams: Chinese Fairy Tales

              The Cloak of Dreams: Chinese Fairy Tales (Hardback)

              By Balazs, Bela; Edited and translated by Zipes, Jack David; Illustrated by Lydes, Mariette

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              Strange and fantastical, the fairy tales of Bela Balazs (1884-1949), Hungarian writer, film critic, and famous librettist of Bluebeard's Castle , reflect his profound interest in friendship, alienation, and Taoist philosophy. This title features sixteen stories of Balazs.

              ISBN 9780691147116
              Released AU 15 Sep 2010
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
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              Told Again: Old Tales Told Again

              Told Again: Old Tales Told Again (Hardback, Revised edition)

              By Mare, Walter de la; Introduction by Pullman, Philip; Illustrated by Watson, A. H.

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              Nineteen classic fairy tales, retold for younger readers in the early twentieth-century, including Rapunzel, Little Red Riding-Hood, Rumpelstiltskin, and The Sleeping Beauty.

              ISBN 9780691159218
              Released AU 15 Oct 2014
              Publisher Princeton University Pre
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Series Oddly Modern Fairy Tales
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