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Persinette
     

Persinette

by Charlotte-Rose de Caumont La Force, Laura Christensen, Giambattista Basile, Jacob Grimm, Wilhelm Grimm
 
A hundred years before Rapunzel, there was Persinette. Before the Old Witch ever locked Rapunzel in a tower, a Fairy set out to change Persinette's destiny.

Read the French fairy tale that inspired the Grimm Brothers' "Rapunzel," learn about the authoress Mlle de La Force, and discover answers to questions such as why Persinette's father traded her for a

Overview

A hundred years before Rapunzel, there was Persinette. Before the Old Witch ever locked Rapunzel in a tower, a Fairy set out to change Persinette's destiny.

Read the French fairy tale that inspired the Grimm Brothers' "Rapunzel," learn about the authoress Mlle de La Force, and discover answers to questions such as why Persinette's father traded her for a fistful of parsley and how she survived for years alone in her wilderness.

Includes translations of the French tale "Persinette" (1698), the Italian tale "Petrosinella" (1634), and the German tale "Rapunzel" (1812-57), along with background information on each of the tales and their authors.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940150979215
Publisher:
Laura Christensen
Publication date:
09/15/2015
Series:
French Fairy Tales & Folklore , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,031,965
File size:
735 KB

Meet the Author

Laura Christensen is a French-to-English translator of all things fae, fairy, and fantasy. Check out her website and read more French folktales and fairy tales at www.littletranslator.com

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