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Charles Perrault [Dore, Gustave [Doré, Gustave]: Illustrator
Märchen nach Perrault neu erzählt von Moriz Hartmann [Fairy Tails by Perrault newly told by Moriz Hartmann]
Stuttgart: Eduard Hallberger, No date stated [ca. 1870]. Apparent second edition.. Hardcover. About Very Good/Very Good. Doré, Gustave; [Dore, Gustave]. An about Very Good copy of this collection of Charles Perrault's fairy tales as newly told by Moriz Hartmann. The great French author Charles Perrault authored tales based on folk tales and, in doing so, created a new literary genre: the Fairy Tale. While the greatest credit for the fairy tale in America is frequently given to the Grimm brothers, it is they who were influenced by Perrault's works -- whose works include among them "Little Red Riding Hood", "Cinderella", "Puss in Boots", "Sleeping Beauty", and "Bluebeard". In the modern era, some of his stories have been changed in their telling and some survive essentially in their original content. For example, both "Cinderella" and "Sleeping Beauty" are still often told much in the way that Perrault originally wrote them --- and, while elements of Sleeping Beauty often are told with elements of the Grimm's version, the Disney telling of the tale remains primarily in the form provided by Perrault. On the other hand, Perrault wrote "Little Red Riding Hood" as a warning to its readers about men preying on young girls walking through the forest. Were they to get into bed with a wolf, the wolf would devour them. As to the book described herein, it has survived only in an about Very Good condition. The binding shows general wear, and the hinges (internal) are rather loose and flexible, and there is a short closed tear to the front free endpaper's leading edge. Each bo … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Allington Antiquarian Books, LLC [U.S.A.]
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