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The Old wives' fairy tale book, edited by Angela Carter ; illustrated by Corinna Sargood

Label
The Old wives' fairy tale book
Title
The Old wives' fairy tale book
Statement of responsibility
edited by Angela Carter ; illustrated by Corinna Sargood
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Funny, ribald, riduculous, and romantic illustrated wives' tales from around the world feature female protagonists from the silly to the cruel
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
398.2/082
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
GR470
LC item number
.O43 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1940-1992
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Carter, Angela
  • Sargood, Corinna
Series statement
The Pantheon fairy tale and folklore library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women
  • Fairy tales
Label
The Old wives' fairy tale book, edited by Angela Carter ; illustrated by Corinna Sargood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • British ed. has title: The Virago book of fairy tales
  • Series statement appears on jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-242)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Brave, bold and wilful: Search for luck -- Mr. Fox -- Kakuarshuk -- Promise -- Kate Crackernuts -- Fisher-girl and the crab -- Clever women, resourceful girls and desperate stratagems: Maol a Chliobain -- Wise little girl -- Blubber boy -- Girl who stayed in the fork of a tree -- Princess in the suit of leather -- Hare -- Mossycoat -- Vasilisa the priest's daughter -- Pupil -- Rich farmer's wife -- Keep your secrets -- Three measures of salt -- Resourceful wife -- Aunt Kate's goomer-dust -- Battle of the birds -- Parsley-girl -- Clever Gretel -- Furburger
  • Sillies: Pottle a'brains -- Young man in the morning --Now I should laugh, if I were not dead -- Three sillies -- Boy who had never seen women -- Old woman who lived in a vinegar bottle -- Tom tit tot -- Husband who was to mind the house -- Good girls and where it gets them: East o' the sun and west o' the moon -- Good girl and the ornery girl -- Armless maiden -- Witches: Chinese princess -- Cat-witch -- Baba Yaga -- Mrs. Number Three
  • Unhappy families: Girl who banished seven youths -- Market of the dead -- Woman who married her son's wife -- Little red fish and the clog of gold -- Wicked stepmother -- Tuglik and her granddaughter -- Juniper tree -- Nourie Hadig -- Beauty and pock face -- Old age -- Moral tales: Little Red Riding Hood -- Feet water -- Wives cure boastfulness -- Tongue meat -- Woodcutter's wealthy sister -- Escaping slowly -- Nature's ways -- Two women who found freedom -- How a husband weaned his wife from fairy tales
Control code
22006561
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxii, 242 pages
Isbn
9780394587646
Lccn
90052540
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)22006561
Label
The Old wives' fairy tale book, edited by Angela Carter ; illustrated by Corinna Sargood
Publication
Note
  • British ed. has title: The Virago book of fairy tales
  • Series statement appears on jacket
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 230-242)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Brave, bold and wilful: Search for luck -- Mr. Fox -- Kakuarshuk -- Promise -- Kate Crackernuts -- Fisher-girl and the crab -- Clever women, resourceful girls and desperate stratagems: Maol a Chliobain -- Wise little girl -- Blubber boy -- Girl who stayed in the fork of a tree -- Princess in the suit of leather -- Hare -- Mossycoat -- Vasilisa the priest's daughter -- Pupil -- Rich farmer's wife -- Keep your secrets -- Three measures of salt -- Resourceful wife -- Aunt Kate's goomer-dust -- Battle of the birds -- Parsley-girl -- Clever Gretel -- Furburger
  • Sillies: Pottle a'brains -- Young man in the morning --Now I should laugh, if I were not dead -- Three sillies -- Boy who had never seen women -- Old woman who lived in a vinegar bottle -- Tom tit tot -- Husband who was to mind the house -- Good girls and where it gets them: East o' the sun and west o' the moon -- Good girl and the ornery girl -- Armless maiden -- Witches: Chinese princess -- Cat-witch -- Baba Yaga -- Mrs. Number Three
  • Unhappy families: Girl who banished seven youths -- Market of the dead -- Woman who married her son's wife -- Little red fish and the clog of gold -- Wicked stepmother -- Tuglik and her granddaughter -- Juniper tree -- Nourie Hadig -- Beauty and pock face -- Old age -- Moral tales: Little Red Riding Hood -- Feet water -- Wives cure boastfulness -- Tongue meat -- Woodcutter's wealthy sister -- Escaping slowly -- Nature's ways -- Two women who found freedom -- How a husband weaned his wife from fairy tales
Control code
22006561
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
xxii, 242 pages
Isbn
9780394587646
Lccn
90052540
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)22006561

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