The classic fairy tales / [compiled by] Iona and Peter Opie.

Published
  • New York : Oxford University Press 1980
Physical description
336 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
ISBN
  • 0195202198
  • 9780195202199
Notes
  • Originally published in hardcover 1974.
  • LC call number provided by Library of Congress cuttered for compiler.
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 320-325) and index.
  • First published by Oxford University Press in 1974. First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback , New York, 1980. The 1980 edition has a new frontispiece. Fifteen illustrations have also been dropped.
Contents
  • The history of Tom Thumb (The history of Tom Thumbe) -- Jack the Giant Killer (The history of Jack and the giants) -- The yellow dwarf -- Sleeping Beauty (The sleeping beauty in the wood) -- Little Red Ridinghood (The Little Red Riding-Hood) -- Diamonds and toads (The fairy) -- Bluebeard (The blue beard) -- Puss in Boots (The master cat, or Puss in Boots) -- Cinderella (Cinderella, or The little glass slipper) -- Hop o' my thumb (Little Poucet) -- Beauty and the Beast -- The three wishes (The tale of the three wishes) -- The three heads in the well (The King of Colchester's daughters) -- Jack and the beanstalk (The history of Jack and the bean-stalk) -- Snow White and the seven dwarfs (Snow-drop) -- The frog prince -- The twelve dancing princesses -- Rumpelstiltskin (Rumpel-stilts-kin) -- Goldilocks and the three bears (The story of the three bears) -- The tinder box -- The princess on the pea (The princess and the peas) -- Thumbelina (Tommelise) -- The swineherd -- Hansel and Gretel.
Other names
Related item
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0603/80013951-d.html
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Criticism, interpretation, etc.
  • Fairy tales
  • Fairy tales.
  • Fiction
  • Illustrated
  • Paperback.
  • text
Language
  • English
Related Internet Resources
  • Presents the texts of 24 well-known fairy tales as they were first presented in English and summarizes the history of each tale, especially from the textual point of view.

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