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Description - From The Beast To The Blonde by Marina Warner

Looks beyond the Freudian interpretation of fairy tales, to the tellers of tales and to the social and cultural contexts in which the tales are told. This volume considers tales through the centuries, from the ancient sibyl to 18th-century salonieres, from Disney to Angela Carter.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780099479512
ISBN-10: 0099479516
Format: Paperback
(234mm x 152mm x 35mm)
Pages: 480
Imprint: Vintage
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 7-Sep-1995
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Marina Warner

Marina Warner spent her early years in Cairo, and was educated at a convent in Berkshire, and then in Brussels and London, before studying modern languages at Oxford. She is an internationally acclaimed cultural historian, critic, novelist and short story writer. From her early books on the Virgin Mary and Joan of Arc, to her bestselling studies of fairy tales and folk stories, From the Beast to the Blonde, No Go the Bogeyman and Stranger Magic, her work has explored different figures in myth and fairy tale and the art and literature they have inspired. She lectures widely in Europe, the United States and the Middle East, and is currently Professor in the Department of Literature, Film and Theatre Studies, University of Essex. She was appointed CBE in 2008.

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