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By Anna E. Altmann

Altmann and de Vos are again with extra nice rules for exploring modern reworkings of vintage folks and fairy stories that entice teenager readers. should you enjoyed New stories for outdated (Libraries limitless, 1999), this new paintings might be absolute to please. Following a similar structure, each one tale contains story kind numbers, motifs, and lists of reworkings prepared through style, and proposals for lecture room extensions. within: attractiveness and the Beast, Jack and the Beanstalk, Tam Lin, Thomas the Rhymer, and 5 fairy stories by means of Hans Christian Andersen.

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