Title:Victorian Fairy Tales - The Revolt of the Fairies and Elves
Routledge, 1987 This is an illuminating, irresistible, and unique anthology of fairy tales written by some of the most notable writers of the Victorian period. Presented chronologically, the twenty-two tales in this volume, by such masters of storytelling as Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, Oscar Wilde, Rudyard Kipling, and Edith Nesbitt, will enthrall readers of all ages. Most of the tales are accompanied by their original illustrations, including work by some of the best known illustrators of the time. Through his insightful introduction to the collection and his introduction to each tale, Jack Zipes brings to life the history of the development of the fairy tale, presents background material on the authors, and describes the role the fairy tale played in Victorian society...
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