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Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale - Marina Warner
Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780198718659 (0198718659)
ASIN: 0198718659
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 226
Edition language: English
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All About Books
All About Books rated it
2.0 Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale
received a copy of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This in no way changes my views or opinions of this book.I love fairy tales, hence why I chose to read this book. The cover is absolutely beautiful and captured my attention immediately. However, the book was unsuccessful i...
Url Phantomhive
Url Phantomhive rated it
3.0 Once Upon A Time
A Short History Of Fairy Tale... The cover immediately grabbed my attention and as I wanted to know more about fairy tales anyway, and possibly read some more of them, this seemed like a good place to start. I don't really know what to say about this book. I've been thinking about it for a more...
Lora's Rants and Reviews
Lora's Rants and Reviews rated it
4.0 Once Upon a Time
by Marina Warner Once upon a Time is about the metaphor and analogy in fairytales. I found it rather wordy, though it gives some good information about history and cultural influences of various folktales. In some parts it seems to explain metaphor in metaphorical analogy as if the author is inten...
Reckless Indulgence on BL
Reckless Indulgence on BL rated it
2.0 Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale
Actual rating was more around 2.5
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bookaneer rated it
2.5 Into the woods / Then out of the woods / And happy ever after!
--"Ever After", Into the Woods (1990) Once Upon A Time: A Short History of the Fairy Tale by Marina Warner When I saw the title, Once Upon a Time: A Short History of the Fairy Tale, I knew I had to give the book a try. I had recently finished Jack Zipes’ translation of the 1812/1215 Grimms’ Fair...
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