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Enchanted Hunters: The Power of Stories in Childhood - Maria Tatar
Enchanted Hunters: The Power of Stories in Childhood
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Format: kindle
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Pages no: 305
Edition language: English
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Minor Characters
Minor Characters rated it
The last half contains quite a bit of golden literary analysis, when Tatar hits her stride and focuses on the literature as opposed to the psychology or attempts at cultural study. It's intriguing, thought-provoking, and will doubtless stir up some nostalgia for the reader's own favorite stories fr...
mayhap rated it
Not bad as far as it goes, but it reads like an (admittedly bright and promising) undergraduate student's senior thesis. Too narrow in scope yet broad in treatment; hypercitated and padded with an appendix of passages from famous authors on childhood reading.
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Chris' Fish Place rated it
There's not much wrong with this book, and in all fairness, if I were more interested in children's literature than in fairy tales, I think I would've enjoyed the book more.It is extremely well written and examines why children read what they do. I actually think I have discovered why Goodnight Moo...
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