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The fairy tales collected by the brothers Grimm are among the best known and most widely-read stories in western literature. In recent years commentators such as Bruno Bettelheim have, usually from a psychological perspective, pondered the underlying meaning of the stories, why children are so enthralled by them, and what effect they have on the the best-known tales (Hansel and Gretel, Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Snow White, and Sleeping Beauty) and shows that the Grimms saw them as Christian fables. Murphy examines the arguments of previous interpreters of the tales, and demonstrates how they missed the Grimms' intention. His own readings of the five so-called "magical" tales reveal them as the beautiful and inspiring "documents of faith" that the Grimms meant them to be. Offering an entirely new perspective on these often-analyzed tales, Murphy's book will appeal to those concerned with the moral and religious education of children, to students and scholars of folk literature and children's literature, and to the many general readers who are captivated by fairy tales and their meanings.Product DetailsISBN-13: 9780195151695 Publisher: Oxford University Press Publication Date: 04-11-2002 Pages: 208 Product Dimensions: 9.20(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.70(d) Series: Religious Meaning of the Grimms' Magic Fairy TalesAbout the Author Ronald G. Murphy is George M. Roth Distinguished Professor of German at Georgetown University.

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