13 Ways of Looking at Fairy Tales
On Wilhelm Grimm’s birthday (February 24)…
Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm are the German brothers most celebrated for kindling interest in fairy tales — those enduring stories of “Snow White,” “Rapunzel,” “Cinderella,” “Hansel and Gretel,” and their kin. Here are thirteen short essays that look at fairy tales in different ways: to view, simply click on them.
- With Children and “Hansel and Gretel”
- Making Kids’ Stories “Dark”: Who Is Disney’s “Into the Woods” For?
- Fairy Tale Lives of Celebrity Plutocrats
- Diving Deep: “Beauty and the Beast”
- Maurice Sendak’s “Nutcracker” (& Some Recollections)
- Remembering a Day with Bruno Bettelheim
- Herr Wolf Responds to Fairy Tale Scholars
- “Beauty & the Beast” in Our Time
- Hans Christian Andersen (and Sex)
- H.M. Brock’s “Beauty and the Beast”
- Oscar Wilde’s “The Happy Prince”
- About the Sleeping Beauty: P.L. Travers
- Fairy Tales Are Good to Think With
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