Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale
Publish date: 2014-12-01
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pages no: 226
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Literary Criticism
, Books About Books
, Fairy Tales
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...
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...
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...
Actual rating was more around 2.5
--"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...