Great Fairy Tale Tradition From Straparola and Basile to the Brothers Grimm

ISBN-10: 039397636X

ISBN-13: 9780393976366

Edition: 2001

Authors: Jack Zipes

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The first edition of its kind, The Great Fairy Tale Tradition is indispensable for students of fairy tales. The tales-116 in all-are thematically grouped. Each grouping is introduced and annotated by Jack Zipes, the genre's reigning expert. Twenty illustrations accompany the texts. "Criticism" includes seven important assessments of different aspects of the fairy tale tradition, written by W. G. Waters, Benedetto Croce, Lewis Seifert, Patricia Hannon, Harry Velten, Siegfried Neumann, and Jack Zipes. Brief biographies of the storytellers and a Selected Bibliography are included.
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Book details

Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/2/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 1008
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.112
Language: English

A Note on the Illustrations
The Texts of the Great Fairy Tale Tradition
Clever Thieves
Cassandrino the Thief
The Master Thief
Swindled Swindlers
The Priest Scarpacifico
Little Farmer
Incestuous Fathers
The Bear
All Fur
Beastly Born Heroes
The Pig Prince
The Wild Boar
The Pig King
Hans My Hedgehog
The Wishes of Fools
Pietro the Fool
The Dolpohin
Simple Hans
Dangerous Sirens
Fortunio and the Siren
The Nixie in the Pond
Disguised Heroes
The Three Crowns
Belle-Belle; or, The Chevalier Fortune
The Savage
Envious Sisters
Ancilotto, King of Provino
Princess Belle-Etoile and Prince Cheri
The Bird of Truth
The Jealous Sisters and Their Cadette
The Three Little Birds
Wild Men
Guerrino and the Wild Man
Prince Guerini
The Wild Man
Iron Hans
Iron Hans
Competitive Brothers
Three Brothers Who Become Wealthy Wandering the World
The Three Brothers
The Five Sons
The Four Skillful Brothers
Triumphant Apprentices
Maestro Lattantio and His Apprentice Dionigi
The Apprentice Magician
The Thief and His Master
Brotherly Love
Cesarino, the Dragon Slayer
The Merchant
The Two Brothers
Shrewd Cats
Constantino Fortunato
The Master Cat; or, Puss in Boots
Puss in Boots
Virtuous Queens
Biancabella and the Snake
Blanche Belle
Magic Helpers
The Ogre
The Magic Table, the Golden Donkey, and the Club in the Sack
Foolish Peasants
Freddy and Katy
The Revenge and Reward of Neclected Dauchters
The Cat Cinderella
Cinderella; or, The Glass Slipper
Finette Cendron
The Power of Love
Terrible Curses and Lucky Princes
The Dove
The Two Kings' Children
The Father's Betrayal
Dionigia and the King of England
The Maiden Without Hands
The Maiden Without Hands
The Art of Good Conduct
Sapia Liccarda
The Discreet Princess; or, The Adventures of Finette
Rewards and Punishments for Good and Bad Girls
The Three Fairies
The Enchantments of Eloquence; or, The Effect of Sweetness
The Fairies
Aurore and Aimee
Mother Holle
Magical Transformations
The Three Animal Kings
The Castle of the Golden Sun
The Crystal Ball
The Fate of Spinning
The Seven Pieces of Bacon Rind
The Three Spinners
The Lazy Spinner
Good at Heart and Ugly as Sin
The Two Cakes
The White Bride and the Black Bride
Faithful Sisters
The Seven Doves
The Twelve Brothers
Faithful Servants
The Raven
Faithful Johannes
The Taming of Shrews
Pride Punished
King Thrushbeard
Lucky Bumpkins
The Goose
The Golden Goose
The Fruitful Sleep
Sun, Moon, and Talia
Sleeping Beauty
Brier Rose
Abandoned Children
Ninnillo and Nennella
Little Thumbling
Hansel and Gretel
Inconvenient Marriages
Riquet with the Tuft
Riquet with the Tuft
Spirituel and Astre
Bloodthirsty Husbands
The Robber Bridegroom
Fitcher's Bird
Dangerous Wolves and Naive Girls
Little Red Riding Hood
Little Red Cap
Love Conquers All
The Orange Tree and the Bee
Compassionate Sisters and Ungrateful Demons
The Ungrateful Dwarf
Snow White and Rose Red
The Redeemer
The Three Princes
The Queen Bee
The Beast as Bridegroom
The Ram
Princess Zeineb and King Leopard
Beauty and the Beast
The Singing, Springing Lark
Author Biographies
Cross-Cultural Connections and the Contamination of the Classical Fairy Tale
The Mysterious Giovan Francesco Straparola, Founding Father of the Fairy Tale
The Fantastic Accomplishment of Giambattista Basile and His Tale of Tales
The Marvelous in Context: The Place of the Contes de Fees in Late Seventeenth-Century France
Corps cadavres: Heroes and Heroines in the Tales of Perrault
The Influence of Charles Perrault's Contes de ma Mere L'oie on German Folklore
The Brothers Grimm as Collectors and Editors of German Folktales
Selected Bibliography
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