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Politically Correct Bedtime Stories: A Collection of Modern Tales for Our Life and Times - James Finn Garner
Politically Correct Bedtime Stories: A Collection of Modern Tales for Our Life and Times
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This is an original and humorous adaptation of classic bedtime stories to reflect more enlightened times. Garner removes any and all types of bias from these traditionally offensive tales and attempts to develop meaningful literature free from the influences of a flawed cultural past.
This is an original and humorous adaptation of classic bedtime stories to reflect more enlightened times. Garner removes any and all types of bias from these traditionally offensive tales and attempts to develop meaningful literature free from the influences of a flawed cultural past.
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780025427303 (002542730X)
Publisher: MacMillan Publishing Company
Pages no: 79
Edition language: English
Series: Politically Correct Bedtime Stories (#1)
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Shaykitteh's World of Books
Shaykitteh's World of Books rated it
2.0 Review: Politically Correct Bedtime Stories
The idea behind Politically Correct Bedtime Stories is a fun one... Take traditional fairy tales and make them politically correct to fit our modern times. Unfortunately, while the first few tales were amusing, the novelty quickly wore off. In the end, the stories just weren't memorable and blended ...
Nithou's Readings
Nithou's Readings rated it
4.0 Politically Correct Bedtime Stories: A Collection of Modern Tales for Our Life and Times
Excellent. Tous les contes de l'enfance revus et policés à la sauce politiquement correcte. Très drôle donc.
eshchory
eshchory rated it
5.0 Politically Correct Bedtime Stories: Modern Tales for Our Life & Times
Political correctness taken to the extreme, I found this very enjoyable. Garner takes these well known tales cuts them down to the basics and waves a politically correct wand over them. Sometimes the result is satirical sometimes it is just funny.
altheaann
altheaann rated it
Very slim volume - only took about an hour to read.These are short retellings of classic fairy tales, complete with twists and sly asides, poking fun of - or maybe just paying tribute to - our 'enlightened' society. The brevity of the book is probably wise, as the joke does get repetitive after a wh...
kristenrenn
kristenrenn rated it
3.0 Politically Correct Bedtime Stories: Modern Tales for Our Life & Times
Taking political correctness to its extreme in the retelling of fairy tales, this book was cute, if a bit repetitive.
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