Forbidden Journeys: Fairy Tales and Fantasies by Victorian Women Writers

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In many ways themselves restricted to the status of children, Victorian women were less inclined than the men of their time to idealize childhood--and the children's stories they wrote often tended to be darker and wilder than those of their male counter-parts. As the eleven brilliant stories collected here demonstrate, these fairy tales by Victorian women constitute a distinct literary tradition, one startlingly subversive of the society that fostered it. Collected for the first time in one volume, these fairy tales and ...

Forbidden Journeys: Fairy Tales and Fantasies by Victorian Women Writers 1993, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226032047

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Forbidden Journeys: Fairy Tales and Fantasies by Victorian Women Writers 1992, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

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