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Outspoken Princess and the Gentle Knight, the (1994) [Anthology]
by Lloyd Alexander Antonia Barber A. S. Byatt Patricia Coombs Judy Corbalis John Gardner Ernest Hemingway Richard Kennedy Tanith Lee Dov Mir Richard Schinckel Jack Sendak Catherine Storr Jay Williams Jane Yolen Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Filled with the magic and wonder of childhood, and executed with the style and wit that distinguish timeless fairy tales, the stories in this luminous volume represent the best of today's children's literature. Like their classic forerunners, these tales touch our emotions while shaping our understanding of the world. Unlike their predecessors, however, they present a modern vision of that world - in which princesses rebel against the tyranny of their parents and knights conscientiously object to slaying dragons.


  • Little Polly Riding Hood (1955) by Catherine Storr
  • The Gentle Knight (1964) by Richard Schinckel
  • The Faithful Bull (1951) by Ernest Hemingway
  • The Signal (1966) by Jack Sendak
  • Princess Dahli (1972) by Tanith Lee
  • Molly Mullett (1975) by Patricia Coombs
  • Gudgekin the Thistle Girl (1976) by John Gardner
  • The Cat-Kingís Daughter (1977) by Lloyd Alexander
  • The White Seal Maid (1977) by Jane Yolen
  • The Dark Princess (1978) by Richard Kennedy
  • Petronella (1973) by Jay Williams
  • The Wrestling Princess (1986) by Judy Corbalis
  • The Enchanterís Daughter (1987) by Antonia Barber
  • The Story of the Eldest Princess (1991) by A.S. Byatt
  • The Outspoken Princess (1992) by Dov Mir

Edited by Jack Zipes.

Original title: The Outspoken Princess and the Gentle Knight
Original languages: English


Genre: Fairy Tales & FolkloreReinterpretations
Fairy Tales & FolkloreOriginal Creations

The following works are contained within this one:
     Princess Dahli (1972) [Short Story]
      Author: Tanith Lee
     Petronella (1973) [Short Story]
      Author: Jay Williams
     Story of the Eldest Princess, the (1991) [Short Story]
      Author: A. S. Byatt

Edition #1: The Outspoken Princess and the Gentle Knight

The Outspoken Princess and the Gentle Knight (1994)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Edited by: Jack Zipes
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The Outspoken Princess and the Gentle Knight (1996)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Bantam Books
ISBN: 0553375148
Pages: 208

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