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Victorian Fairy Tale Book (Reprint) (Paperback) (Michael Patrick Hearn)

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From Robert Browning’s Pied Piper of Hamelin and William Makepeace Thackeray’sRose and the Ring to Kenneth Grahme’s Reluctant Dragon and J. M. Barrie’sPeter Pan in Kensington Gardens, here are seventeen classic stories and poems from the golden age of the English fairy tale. Some of them amuse, some enchant, some satirize and criticize, but each one —in the words of Laurence Houseman, author of the classic Rocking Horse Land—“is an expression of the joy of living.”Accompanied by the illustrations from the original editions of these works—by such celebrated Victorian artists as Dante, Gabriel Rossetti, Maxfield Parrish, and Arthur Rackham—this collection will delight readers both young and old.Part of the Pantheon Fairy Tale and Folklore Library

From Robert Browning's Pied Piper of Hamelin and William Makepeace Thackeray's Rose and the Ring to Kenneth Grahame's Reluctant Dragon and J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens, here are seventeen classic stories and poems from the golden age of the English fairy tale. Some of them amuse, some enchant, some satirize and criticize, but each one-in the words of Laurence Houseman, author of the classic Rocking-Horse Land- “is an expression of the joy of living.”

Accompanied by the illustrations from the original editions of these works-by such celebrated Victorian artists as Dante Gabriel Rossetti, Maxfield Parrish, and Arthur Rackham-this collection will delight readers both young and old.
Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: 416
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Literary Genres + Types of Novels
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Inc
Author: Michael Patrick Hearn
Language: English
Street Date: December 1, 2002
TCIN: 12181961
UPC: 9780375714559
Item Number (DPCI): 248-40-7235

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