Fairy Tales Framed: Early Forewords, Afterwords, and Critical Words

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Most early fairy tale authors had a lot to say about what they wrote. Charles Perrault explained his sources and recounted friends' reactions. His niece Marie-Jeanne Lheritier and her friend Marie-Catherine d'Aulnoy used dedications and commentaries to situate their tales socially and culturally, while the raffish Henriette Julie de Murat accused them all of taking their plots from the Italian writer Giovan Francesco Straparola and admitted to borrowing from the Italians herself. These reflections shed a bright light on ...

Fairy Tales Framed: Early Forewords, Afterwords, and Critical Words 2013, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9781438442204

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Fairy Tales Framed: Early Forewords, Afterwords, and Critical Words 2012, State University of New York Press, Albany, NY

ISBN-13: 9781438442211

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