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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Bettelheim, Bruno

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ISBN 10: 0394497716 / ISBN 13: 9780394497716
Published by Random House Inc, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A., 1985
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Title: The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and ...

Publisher: Random House Inc, Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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Wicked stepmothers and beautiful princesses magic forests and enchanted towers little pigs and big bad wolves Fairy tales have been an integral part of childhood for hundreds of years. But what do they really mean?

In this award-winning work of criticism, renowned psychoanalyst Dr Bruno Bettelheim presents a thought provoking and stimulating exploration of the best-known fairy stories. He reveals the true content of the stories and shows how children can use them to cope with their baffling emotions and anxieties.

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The great child psychologist gives us a moving revelation of the enormous and irreplaceable value of fairy tales - how they educate, support and liberate the emotions of children.

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