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Spells of Enchantment (1991) [Anthology]
by Hans Christian Andersen Guillaume Apollinaire Apuleius Ingeborg Bachmann Giambattista Basile L. Frank Baum Italo Calvino Angela Carter Robert Coover Thomas Crofton Croker Marie-Catherine D'Aulnoy Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de la Force Michael de Larrabeiti Mary de Morgan Philip K. Dick Alfred Döblin Lord Dunsany Carl Ewald Anatole France Antoine Galland Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Wilhelm Carl Grimm Nathaniel Hawthorne Hermann Hesse Franz Hessel E. T. A. Hoffmann Hugo von Hofmannsthal Laurence Housman Janosch Georg Kaiser Erich Kästner Gottfried Keller Günter Kunert Rosemarie Künzler Marie-Jean L'Héritier Tanith Lee Stanislaw Lem George MacDonald Robin McKinley Christoph Meckel Naomi Mitchison Johann Karl August Musäus Mynona Novalis Charles Perrault Henri Pourrat Howard Pyle Rainer Maria Rilke Jean-Jacques Rousseau Kurt Schwitters Frank R. Stockton Theodor Storm Giovanni Straparola August Strindberg William Makepeace Thackeray James Thurber Ludwig Tieck Michel Tournier Mark Twain Voltaire Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder Sylvia Townsend Warner Christoph Martin Wieland Oscar Wilde William Butler Yeats Jane Yolen Rating: Weighted - 7.9 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (1 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Spells of Enchantment brings together the best literary fairy tales ever written, arranged to provide a sense of the history and evolution of this ancient genre. Focusing on the work of the most gifted writers of the great Western literary movements from classical times to the present, Jack Zipes's collection shows how some of literature's most creative minds have tried their hand at mixing the magic ingredients of the fairy tale - and how the genre had been marvelously transformed according to each writer's particular genius.

Original title: Spells of Enchantment: The Wondrous Fairy Tales of Western Culture
Original languages: Various


Genre: Fairy Tales & Folklore

The following works are contained within this one:
     Cupid and Psyche (180) [Short Story]
      Author: Apuleius
     Of Feminine Subtlety (1300) [Short Story]
      Author: Unknown Author
     Pig Prince, the (1553) [Short Story]
      Author: Giovanni Straparola
     Merchant's Two Sons, the (1634) [Short Story]
      Author: Giambattista Basile
     Ricdin-Ricdon (1696) [Short Story]
      Author: Marie-Jean L'Héritier
     Riquet with the Tuft (1697) [Short Story]
      Author: Charles Perrault
     Parslinette (1697) [Short Story]
      Author: Charlotte-Rose de Caumont de la Force
     Green Serpent, the (1697) [Short Story]
      Author: Marie-Catherine D'Aulnoy
     Prince Ahmed and the Fairy Pari-Banou (1714) [Short Story]
      Author: Antoine Galland
     Queen Fantasque, the (1756) [Short Story]
      Author: Jean-Jacques Rousseau
     White Bull, the (1774) [Short Story]
      Author: Voltaire
     Libussa (1786) [Short Story]
      Author: Johann Karl August Musäus
     Philosophers' Stone, the (1789) [Short Story]
      Author: Christoph Martin Wieland
     Fairy Tale, the (1795) [Short Story]
      Author: Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
     Eckbert the Blond (1797) [Short Story]
      Author: Ludwig Tieck
     Wondrous Oriental Tale of a Naked Saint, a (1799) [Short Story]
      Author: Wilhelm Heinrich Wackenroder
     Hyacinth and Roseblossom (1802) [Short Story]
      Author: Novalis
     Mines of Falun, the (1819) [Short Story]
      Author: E. T. A. Hoffmann
     Lady of Gollerus, the (1825) [Short Story]
      Author: Thomas Crofton Croker
     Snow White and Rose Red (1837) [Short Story]
      Authors: Wilhelm Carl Grimm , Jacob Grimm
     Bluebeard's Ghost (1843) [Short Story]
      Author: William Makepeace Thackeray
     Feathertop (1846) [Short Story]
      Author: Nathaniel Hawthorne
     Shadow, the (1847) [Short Story]
      Author: Hans Christian Andersen
     Spiegel the Cat (1856) [Short Story]
      Author: Gottfried Keller
     Hinzelmeier (1857) [Short Story]
      Author: Theodor Storm
     Day Boy and the Night Girl, the (1879) [Short Story]
      Author: George MacDonald
     Griffin and the Minor Canon, the (1885) [Short Story]
      Author: Frank R. Stockton
     Three Clever Kings, the (1888) [Short Story]
      Author: Mary de Morgan
     Fisherman and His Soul, the (1891) [Short Story]
      Author: Oscar Wilde
     Where to Lay the Blame (1895) [Short Story]
      Author: Howard Pyle
     Tale of the 672nd Night, the (1895) [Short Story]
      Author: Hugo von Hofmannsthal
     Chinese Fairy Tale, a (1898) [Short Story]
      Author: Laurence Housman
     How Treason Came to Russia (1900) [Short Story]
      Author: Rainer Maria Rilke
     Queen of Quok, the (1901) [Short Story]
      Author: L. Frank Baum
     Dreams That Have No Moral (1902) [Short Story]
      Author: William Butler Yeats
     Five Boons of Life, the (1902) [Short Story]
      Author: Mark Twain
     Story of Jubal, Who Had No (1903) [Short Story]
      Author: August Strindberg
     Story of the Fairy Tale (1905) [Short Story]
      Author: Carl Ewald
     Kith of the Elf- Folk, the (1908) [Short Story]
      Author: Lord Dunsany
     Seven Wives of Bluebeard, the (1909) [Short Story]
      Author: Anatole France
     Vegetational Fatherhood, the (1913) [Short Story]
      Author: Mynona
     Forest Dweller, the (1918) [Short Story]
      Author: Hermann Hesse
     Cinderella Continued, or the Rat and the Six Lizards (1919) [Short Story]
      Author: Guillaume Apollinaire
     Three Wishes, the (1925) [Short Story]
      Author: Kurt Schwitters
     Seventh Dwarf, the (1926) [Short Story]
      Author: Franz Hessel
     Fairy Tale about Technology, the (1935) [Short Story]
      Author: Alfred Döblin
     Little Girl and the Wolf, the (1939) [Short Story]
      Author: James Thurber
     Bluebeard's Daughter (1940) [Short Story]
      Author: Sylvia Townsend Warner
     Fairy Tale of the King, the (1943) [Short Story]
      Author: Georg Kaiser
     Fairy Tale about Common Sense, the (1948) [Short Story]
      Author: Erich Kästner
     Smile of the Sphinx, the (1949) [Short Story]
      Author: Ingeborg Bachmann
     Tale of the Singing Branch, the Bird of Truth, and the Water of Youth, the (1951) [Short Story]
      Author: Henri Pourrat
     King of the Elves (1953) [Short Story]
      Author: Philip K. Dick
     Enchanted Palace, the (1956) [Short Story]
      Author: Italo Calvino
     Five Men and a Swan (1957) [Short Story]
      Author: Naomi Mitchison
     Crow, the (1962) [Short Story]
      Author: Christoph Meckel
     Prince Ferrix and the Princess Crystal (1965) [Short Story]
      Author: Stanislaw Lem
     Sleeping Beauty (1972) [Short Story]
      Author: Günter Kunert
     Hans My Hedgehog (1972) [Short Story]
      Author: Janosch
     Dead Queen, the (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Robert Coover
     Rumpelstiltskin (1976) [Short Story]
      Author: Rosemarie Künzler
     Lady and the Merman, the (1976) [Short Story]
      Author: Jane Yolen
     Tom Thumb Runs Away (1978) [Short Story]
      Author: Michel Tournier
     Tiger's Bride, the (1979) [Short Story]
      Author: Angela Carter
     Princess and the Frog, the (1981) [Short Story]
      Author: Robin McKinley
     When the Clock Strikes (1981) [Short Story]
      Author: Tanith Lee
     Pichounetta and the Sergeant of Arles (1988) [Short Story]
      Author: Michael de Larrabeiti

Edition #1: Spells of Enchantment

Spells of Enchantment (1991)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Jack Zipes
  • "A brilliant idea, and generously carried out...Every page is gripping, fascinating, and satisfying." A. S. Byatt
  • "Reading this marvelous collection of tales is like wandering in one of those supernatural shops, where every object has the power to grant wishes, reveal our secret desires, or transport us to distant lands." Alison Lurie
  • "A gargantuan Aladdin's Cave of an anthology...The great merit of this collection is the richness and novelty of Zipes's choices." The Washington Post Book World.
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Spells of Enchantment (1992)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: 0140127836
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Pages: 814

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Spells of Enchantment (1991)

Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Viking
ISBN: 0670830534
Pages: 816

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