THE CRICKET ON THE HEARTH A FAIRY TAIL OF HOME

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The Cricket On The Hearth

Author : Charles Dickens
ISBN : 9781633558885
Genre : Fiction
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The Cricket on the Hearth is a novella by Charles Dickens, written in 1845. It is the third of Dickens' five Christmas books, the others being A Christmas Carol (1843), The Chimes (1844), The Battle of Life (1846), and The Haunted Man (1847).
Category: Fiction

Folk And Fairy Tales

Author : D. L. Ashliman
ISBN : 0313328102
Genre : Social Science
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Just about everyone is familiar with folk and fairy tales. These forms of folklore are taught to children and repeatedly appear in one version or another in movies, literature, popular culture, and everyday life. But while folk and fairy tales are so pervasive, most people have only a vague understanding of them. Written by a leading expert, this reference is a valuable introduction for students and general readers. It examines folk and fairy tales as a folklore genre, discusses specific examples from around the world, explores the varied manifestations of folk and fairy tales throughout world culture, reviews critical and scholarly approaches, and cites works for further reading.
Category: Social Science

The Oxford Companion To Fairy Tales

Author : Jack Zipes
ISBN : 9780199689828
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In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern, under the guidance of Professor Jack Zipes. It provides an authoritative reference source for this complex and captivating genre, exploring the tales themselves, the writers who wrote and reworked them, and the artists who illustrated them. It also covers numerous related topics such as the fairy tale and film, television, art, opera, ballet, the oral tradition, music, advertising, cartoons, fantasy literature, feminism, and stamps. First published in 2000, 130 new entries have been added to account for recent developments in the field, including J. K. Rowling and Suzanne Collins, and new articles on topics such as cognitive criticism and fairy tales, digital fairy tales, fairy tale blogs and websites, and pornography and fairy tales. The remaining entries have been revised and updated in consultation with expert contributors. This second edition contains beautifully designed feature articles highlighting countries with a strong fairy tale tradition, covering: Britain and Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, North America and Canada, Portugal, Scandinavian countries, Slavic and Baltic countries, and Spain. It also includes an informative and engaging introduction by the editor, which sets the subject in its historical and literary context. A detailed and updated bibliography provides information about background literature and further reading material. In addition, the A to Z entries are accompanied by over 60 beautiful and carefully selected black and white illustrations. Already renowned in its field, the second edition of this unique work is an essential companion for anyone interested in fairy tales in literature, film, and art; and for anyone who values the tradition of storytelling.
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Social Dreaming

Author : Elaine Ostry
ISBN : 9781136717000
Genre : Literary Criticism
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First Published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Category: Literary Criticism

Dickens

Author : Rossana Bonadei
ISBN : STANFORD:36105021910455
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Category: Literary Criticism

Sale

Author : American Art Association, Anderson Galleries (Firm)
ISBN : UIUC:30112109671310
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