The Yellow Fairy Book( error free transcription and footnotes)

The Yellow Fairy Book( error free transcription and footnotes)

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by ANDREW LANG, THE COLOURED FAIRY SERIES THE VIOLET FAIRY, THE ORANGE FAIRY SERIES AND MORE
     
 

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Andrew Lang's Fairy Books — also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy Books of Many Colors — are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between 1889 and 1910. In all, 437 tales from a broad range of cultures and countries are presented.

Andrew Lang (1844–1912) was a Scots poet, novelist,

Overview

Andrew Lang's Fairy Books — also known as Andrew Lang's "Coloured" Fairy Books or Andrew Lang's Fairy Books of Many Colors — are a series of twelve collections of fairy tales, published between 1889 and 1910. In all, 437 tales from a broad range of cultures and countries are presented.

Andrew Lang (1844–1912) was a Scots poet, novelist, and literary critic. Although he did not collect the stories himself from the oral tradition, the extent of his sources, who had collected them originally — with the notable exception of Madame d'Aulnoy — made the collections immensely influential. Lang gave many of the tales their first appearance in English. As acknowledged in the prefaces, although Lang himself made most of the selections, his wife and other translators did a large portion of the translating and retelling of the actual stories.

According to Anita Silvey, "The irony of Lang's life and work is that although he wrote for a profession—literary criticism; fiction; poems; books and articles on anthropology, mythology, history, and travel ... he is best recognized for the works he did not write."[1]

Many of the books were illustrated by Henry J. Ford, with Lancelot Speed and G. P. Jacomb-Hood also contributing some illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940015629927
Publisher:
Granto Classic Books
Publication date:
09/23/2012
Series:
The Fairy Series , #4
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
710 KB

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The yellow fairy book 4.1 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
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Guest More than 1 year ago
This was a great book if you are into fairy tales and things, some of the other books repeat the same stories, but this was a good book and i recommend it for all ages
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love collections of stories like this because they are where all the ideas for children originally come from. They are also where the ideas for new books and movies originally come from, and for that I am grateful to read the originals.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
So answer my question