American Fairy Tales
From Rip Van Winkle to the Rootabaga StoriesBook - 1998
This is a collection of 12 stories representing the development of the American fairy tale from 1819 to 1922. Leaving behind the gloomy atmosphere and more formal language of their European counterparts, these literary selections reflect the landscape, egalitarian philosophy, and forward-looking optimism of America.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, 1998, c1996.
Edition: First Hyperion pbk. edition
Branch Call Number: j 398.2097 US AMERICAN
Characteristics: 160 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.