The Classic Fairy TalesBook - 1980
This volume contains twenty-four of the best known fairy tales in the English language, presented here in the exact words of their first English publication or of the earliest surviving text. Including "Sleeping Beauty," "Bluebeard," "Cinderella," "Thumbelina," and "Hansel and Gretel," as wellas many others, this collection provides a historical introduction for each tale and a general Introduction which traces the history of fairy tales collected in Asia and Europe long before they appeared in English.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1980, c1974
Characteristics: 336 p. : ill. ; 20 cm