Alison Lurie

The Oxford Book of Modern Fairy Tales

1993 (First Published)

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Credits
Publisher Oxford University Press
Editor Alison Lurie
Copyright Holder Alison Lurie
Typeset by Best-set Typesetter Ltd.
Cover Art by Maxfield Parrish
Contributing Writer Catherine Sinclair
Contributing Writer Nathaniel Hawthorne
Contributing Writer John Ruskin
Contributing Writer Frances Browne
Contributing Writer George MacDonald
Contributing Writer Charles Dickens
Contributing Writer Mary de Morgan
Contributing Writer Lucy Lane Clifford
Contributing Writer Juliana Horatia Ewing
Contributing Writer Howard Pyle
Contributing Writer Frank Stockton*
Contributing Writer Oscar Wilde
Contributing Writer Laurence Housman
Contributing Writer Robert Louis Stevenson
Contributing Writer Kenneth Grahame
Contributing Writer E. Nesbit
Contributing Writer L. F. Baum*
Contributing Writer H. G. Wells
Contributing Writer Lord Dunsany
Contributing Writer Carl Sandburg
Contributing Writer Walter de la Mare
Contributing Writer T. H. White
Contributing Writer Richard Hughes
Contributing Writer James Thurber
Contributing Writer Sylvia Townsend Warner
Contributing Writer John Collier
Contributing Writer Philip K. Dick
Contributing Writer Naomi Mitchison
Contributing Writer Bernard Malamud
Contributing Writer I. B. Singer*
Contributing Writer Donald Barthelme
Contributing Writer Tanith Lee
Contributing Writer Jay Williams (2)
Contributing Writer Joan Aiken
Contributing Writer Angela Carter
Contributing Writer Jeanne Desy
Contributing Writer Ursula Le Guin*
Contributing Writer Jane Yolen
Contributing Writer Richard Kennedy (2)
Contributing Writer Louise Erdrich
Works
Date
First Published 1993
Copyright 1993
Identifying Codes
Library of Congress Classification Number PR1309.F2609 1993
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 823'.0108—dc20
Library of Congress Catalog Card Number 92-28007
ISBN 10 0-19-214218-6
Printer's Key 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2
Format Hardback
Publication Location Oxford, New York
Genre
Page Count 455 pages
Language English
Chapters Introduction

Uncle David's Nonsensical Story about Giants and Fairies
Catherine Sinclair

Feathertop
Nathaniel Hawthorne

The King of the Golden River
John Ruskin

The Story of Fairyfoot
Frances Browne

The Light Princess
George MacDonald

The Magic Fishbone
Charles Dickens

A Toy Princess
Mary de Morgan

The New Mother
Lucy Lane Clifford

Good Luck Is Better Than Gold
Juliana Horatia Ewing

The Apple of Contentment
Howard Pyle

The Griffin and the Minor Canon
Frank Stockton

The Selfish Giant
Oscar Wilde

The Rooted Lover
Laurence Housman

The Song of the Morrow
Robert Louis Stevenson

The Reluctant Dragon
Kenneth Grahame

The Book of Beasts
E. Nesbit

The Queen of Quok
L. F. Baum

The Magic Shop
H. G. Wells

The Kith of the Elf-Folk
Lord Dunsany

The Story of Blixie Bimber and the Power of the Gold Buckskin Whincher
Carl Sandburg

The Lovely Myfanwy
Walter de la Mare

The Troll
T. H. White

Gertrude's Child
Richard Hughes

The Unicorn in the Garden
James Thurber

Bluebeard's Daughter
Sylvia Townsend Warner

The Chaser
John Collier

The King of the Elves
Philip K. Dick

In the Family
Naomi Mitchison

The Jewbird
Bernard Malamud

Menaseh's Dream
I. B. Singer

The Glass Mountain
Donald Barthelme

Prince Amilec
Tanith Lee

Petronella
Jay Williams

The Man Who Had Seen the Rope Trick
Joan Aiken

The Courtship of Mr Lyon
Angela Carter

The Princess Who Stood On Her Own Two Feet
Jeanne Desy

The Wife's Story
Ursula Le Guin

The River Maid
Jane Yolen

The Porcelain Man
Richard Kennedy

Old Man Potchikoo
Louise Erdrich

Biographical Notes
Publisher's Acknowledgments
Notes Printed in U.S.A.

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