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Author Warner, Marina, 1946-

Title From the beast to the blonde : on fairy tales and their tellers / Marina Warner.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1995.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  398.2 WARNER    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  398.2 W24    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  398.2 WARNER    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  398.2 WAR    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Non Fiction  398.2 WARNER    Check Shelf
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  398.2 W283F    Check Shelf
Description xxv, 463 pages, [16] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 449-453) and index.
Contents Tellers: In the cave of the enchantress -- Old wives' tale -- Word of mouth -- Game old birds -- No hideous hum -- Saint Anne, dear Nan -- Magic of the cross -- Old glass paving and the secret foot -- On riddles, asses, and the wisdom of fools -- Sweet talk, pleasant laughter -- In the kingdom of fiction -- Granny bonnets, wolves' cover -- Tales: Absent mothers -- Wicked stepmothers -- Demon lovers -- Ogre's appetite -- Reluctant brides -- Go! Be a beast -- Runaway girls -- Silence of the fathers -- Language of hair -- From the beast to the blonde -- Silence of the daughters.
Subject Fairy tales -- History and criticism.
Women -- Folklore.
Feminist literary criticism.
ISBN 0374159017: $35.00
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