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Tatar, Maria

Summary: "World-renowned folklorist Maria Tatar reveals an astonishing but long buried history of heroines, taking us from Cassandra and Scheherazade to Nancy Drew and Wonder Woman. How do we explain our newfound cultural investment in empathy and social justice? For decades, Joseph Campbell had defined our cultural aspirations in The Hero with a Thousand Faces, emphasizing the value of seeking glory...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2021

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Tatar, Maria

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Publisher / Publication Date: Princeton University Press 1987

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.21 TAT

Andersen, H. C. (Hans Christian)

Contents: I: Tales for children -- The emperor's new clothes -- The snow queen -- The princess and the pea -- The nightingale -- The ugly duckling -- The little mermaid -- The tinderbox -- The wild swans -- Thumbelina -- The little match girl -- The steadfast tin soldier -- Ole shut-eye -- II: Tales for adults -- The red shoes -- The shadow -- The psyche -- The most astonishing thing -- The story of a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 839.81 AND

Summary: In this illuninating work, a leading expert in the field of folklore guides readers through 26 fairy tales, exploring their historical origins, their cultural complexities, and their psychological effects on children.In this illuninating work, a leading expert in the field of folklore guides readers through 26 fairy tales, exploring their historical origins, their cultural complexities, and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 ANN

Summary: A treasury of dozens of African-American folktales discusses their role in a broader cultural heritage, sharing such classics as the Brer Rabbit stories, the African trickster Anansi, and tales from the late nineteenth-century's "Southern Workman."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398 ANN

Summary: Containing 40 stories in new translations by Tatar this celebration of the richness and dramatic power of the legendary fables also features 150 illustrations, many of them in color, by legendary painters.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 398.2 GRI

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