How to fracture a fairy tale

Book
Published 2018
Item Details
Summary:

"Yolen breaks open ... [classic fairy tales and legends] to reveal their crystalline secrets: a philosophical bridge that misses its troll, a spinner of straw as a falsely accused moneylender, the villainous wolf adjusting poorly to retirement. Each of these offerings features a new author note and original poem, illuminating tales that are old, new, and ... refined"--Provided by publisher.

ISBN:
9781616963064
Edition:
First edition.
Description:
304 pages ; 22 cm
Other Title:
Fracture a fairy tale
Contents:
Introduction / by Marissa Meyer
"How to fracture a fairy tale" / by Jane Yolen
Snow in summer
The bridge's complaint
The moon ribbon
Godmother death
Happy dens or A day in the old wolves' home
Granny rumple
One ox, two ox, three ox, and the dragon king
Brother Hart
Sun/flight
Slipping sideways through eternity
The foxwife
The faery flag
One old man, with seals
Sleeping ungly
The undine
Great-grandfather dragon's tale
Green plague
The unicorn and the pool
The golden balls
Sister Death
Sule Skerry
Once a good man
Allerleirauh
The Gwynhfar
Cinder Elephant
Mama gone
The woman who loved a bear
Wrestling with angels.
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