Lushly illustrated with more than one hundred fifty rare images, by artists such as Arthur Rackham and Edmund Dulac, many in full color, The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen will captivate readers with annotations that explore the rich social and cultural dimensions of the nineteenth century and construct a compelling portrait of a writer whose stories still fascinate us today.
The Annotated Hans Christian Andersen The Annotated Books Book 0 #ad - A richly entertaining and informative collection of Hans Christian Andersen's stories, annotated by one of America's leading folklore scholars. In her most ambitious annotated work to date, Maria Tatar celebrates the stories told by Denmark's "perfect wizard" and re-envisions Hans Christian Andersen as a writer who casts his spell on both children and adults.
The Annotated Peter Pan The Centennial Edition The Annotated BooksW. W. Norton & Company #ad - Peter pan is a great and refining and uplifting benefaction to this sordid and money-mad age. Mark twainOne hundred years after J. M. Barrie published the novel peter and wendy, like Alice in Wonderland, bridges the generations, Maria Tatar revisits a story that, animating both adults and children with its kinetic energy.
Inspired by barrie's real-life adventures with the five Llewelyn Davies boys he adopted, the story of Peter Pan has a deep and controversial history of its own that comes alive in Tatar's new edition. The adventures of the darling children with Peter Pan and Tinkerbell in Neverland are the seminal tale of escape and fantasy.
The Annotated Peter Pan The Centennial Edition The Annotated Books #ad - This brilliantly designed volume—with period photographs, full-color images by iconic illustrators, including Barrie's screenplay for a silent film—will draw readers into worlds of incandescent beauty, commentary on stage and screen versions, and an array of supplementary material, flooding them with the radiance of childhood wonder and the poignancy of what we lose when we grow up.
The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition The Annotated Books Book 0W. W. Norton & Company #ad - The culmination of a lifetime of scholarship, The Annotated Alice is a landmark event in the rich history of Lewis Carroll and cause to celebrate the remarkable career of Martin Gardner. For over half a century, martin Gardner has established himself as one of the world's leading authorities on Lewis Carroll.
Illustrated with john tenniel's classic, beloved art—along with many recently discovered Tenniel pencil sketches—The Annotated Alice will be Gardner's most beautiful and enduring tribute to Carroll's masterpieces yet. His annotated alice, has over half a million copies in print around the world and is beloved by both families and scholars—for it was Gardner who first decoded many of the mathematical riddles and wordplay that lay ingeniously embedded in Carroll's two classic stories, first published in 1959, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.
The Annotated Alice: The Definitive Edition The Annotated Books Book 0 #ad - Forty years after this groundbreaking publication, more annotated alice, norton is proud to publish the Definitive Edition of The Annotated Alice, a work that combines the notes of Gardner's 1959 edition with his 1990 volume, as well as additional discoveries drawn from Gardner's encyclopedic knowledge of the texts.
The Annotated African American Folktales The Annotated BooksLiveright #ad - Beginning with the figure of anansi, the african trickster, master of improvisation—a spider who plots and weaves in scandalous ways—The Annotated African American Folktales then goes on to draw Caribbean and Creole tales into the orbit of the folkloric canon. It retrieves stories not seen since the Harlem Renaissance and brings back archival tales of “Negro folklore” that Booker T.
And maria tatar assemble a groundbreaking collection of folktales, myths, and legends that revitalizes a vibrant African American past to produce the most comprehensive and ambitious collection of African American folktales ever published in American literary history. Winner • naacp image award for outstanding literary work fictionwinner • anne izard storytellers’ Choice AwardHoliday Gift Guide Selection • Indiewire, San Francisco Chronicle, and Minneapolis Star-TribuneThese nearly 150 African American folktales animate our past and reclaim a lost cultural legacy to redefine American literature.
The Annotated African American Folktales The Annotated Books #ad - Drawing from the great folklorists of the past while expanding African American lore with dozens of tales rarely seen before, The Annotated African American Folktales revolutionizes the canon like no other volume. Washington proclaimed had emanated from a “grapevine” that existed even before the American Revolution, stories brought over by slaves who had survived the Middle Passage.
Following in the tradition of such classics as arthur huff fauset’s “negro folk tales from the south” 1927, and Virginia Hamilton’s The People Could Fly 1985, Zora Neale Hurston’s Mules and Men 1935, acclaimed scholars Henry Louis Gates Jr. Furthermore, gates and tatar’s volume not only defines a new canon but reveals how these folktales were hijacked and misappropriated in previous incarnations, as well as by Walt Disney, egregiously by Joel Chandler Harris, a Southern newspaperman, who cannibalized and capitalized on Harris’s volumes by creating cartoon characters drawn from this African American lore.
Presenting these tales with illuminating annotations and hundreds of revelatory illustrations, entertain, more fundamentally, The Annotated African American Folktales reminds us that stories not only move, and instruct but, inspire and keep hope alive.
Draculanew editionannotated#ad - Literary critics have examined many themes in the novel, conventional and conservative sexuality, such as the role of women in Victorian culture, immigration, colonialism, postcolonialism and folklore. Although stoker did not invent the vampire, the novel's influence on the popularity of vampires has been singularly responsible for many theatrical and film interpretations throughout the 20th and 21st centuries.
Draculanew editionannotated #ad - Dracula is an 1897 novel by irish author Bram Stoker, featuring as its primary antagonist the vampire Count Dracula. Dracula has been attributed to many literary genres including vampire literature, horror fiction, the gothic novel and invasion literature. Structurally it is an epistolary novel, that is, told as a series of diary entries and letters.
The New Annotated FrankensteinLiveright #ad - Braiding together decades of scholarship with his own keen insights, feminist theory, Klinger recounts Frankenstein’s indelible contributions to the realms of science fiction, and modern intellectual history—not to mention film history and popular culture. Two centuries after its original publication, Mary Shelley’s classic tale of gothic horror comes to vivid life in "what may very well be the best presentation of the novel" to date Guillermo del Toro.
Remarkably, and a thoughtful examination of the very nature of knowledge, a nineteen-year-old, penned a tale that combines tragedy, social commentary, morality, writing her first novel, " writes best-selling author Leslie S. P. The result of klinger’s exhaustive research is a multifaceted portrait of one of Western literature’s most divinely gifted prodigies, a young novelist who defied her era’s restrictions on female ambitions by independently supporting herself and her children as a writer and editor.
The New Annotated Frankenstein #ad - Born in a world of men in the midst of a political and an emerging industrial revolution, Shelley crafted a horror story that, beyond its incisive commentary on her own milieu, is widely recognized as the first work of science fiction. The daughter of a pioneering feminist and an enlightenment philosopher, the “exuberant, Shelley lived and wrote at the center of British Romanticism, young movement” that rebelled against tradition and reason and "with a rebellious scream gave birth to a world of gods and monsters" del Toro.
Following his best-selling The New Annotated H. Mellor, the new annotated frankenstein celebrates the prescient genius and undying legacy of the world’s "first truly modern myth. The new annotated frankenstein includes:nearly 1, 000 notes that provide information and historical context on every aspect of Frankenstein and of Mary Shelley’s lifeOver 200 illustrations, including original artwork from the 1831 edition and dozens of photographs of real-world locations that appear in the novelExtensive listings of films and theatrical adaptationsAn introduction by Guillermo del Toro and an afterword by Anne K.
Hans Christian Andersen: The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories The Greatest Writers of All Time Book 2Book House Publishing #ad - Andersen's fairy tales, which have been translated into more than 125 languages, have become culturally embedded in the West's collective consciousness, readily accessible to children, but presenting lessons of virtue and resilience in the face of adversity for mature readers as well. Andersen's popularity is not limited to children; his stories—called eventyrs, or "fantastic tales"—express themes that transcend age and nationality.
Hans Christian Andersen: The Complete Fairy Tales and Stories The Greatest Writers of All Time Book 2 #ad - During his lifetime he was acclaimed for having delighted children worldwide and was feted by royalty. This book, newly updated, contains the complete Andersen’s 168 fairy tales and stories in the chronological order of their original publication. Hans christian Andersen was a Danish author and poet. They have inspired motion pictures, ballets, plays, and animated films.
Although a prolific writer of plays, and poems, travelogues, novels, Andersen is best remembered for his fairy tales, a literary genre he so mastered that he himself has become as mythical as the tales he wrote.
The Annotated Little Women The Annotated BooksW. W. Norton & Company #ad - His brilliant introductory essays examine Little Women’s pivotal place in children’s literature and tell the story of Alcott herself—a tale every bit as captivating as her fiction. Through numerous photographs taken in the alcott family home expressly for this edition—elder daughter Anna’s wedding dress, sister May’s art, the Alcott sisters’ theater costumes, and Abba Alcott’s recipe book—readers discover the extraordinary links between the real and the fictional family.
Matteson’s annotations evoke the once-used objects and culture of a distant but still-relevant time, from the horse-drawn carriages to the art Alcott carefully placed in her story to references to persons little known today. It has been translated into more than fifty languages and inspired six films, four television shows, a Broadway musical, an opera, and a web series.
The Annotated Little Women The Annotated Books #ad - The pulitzer prize–winning biographer of Louisa May Alcott illuminates the world of Little Women and its author. Since its publication in 1868–69, perhaps america’s most beloved children’s classic, Little Women, has been handed down from mother to daughter for generations. This lavish, including stills from the films, and iconic illustrations by children’s-book illustrators Alice Barber Stevens, four-color edition features over 220 curated illustrations, stunning art by Norman Rockwell, Frank T.
Merrill, and Jessie Wilcox Smith. Renowned alcott scholar john matteson brings his expertise to the book, to the March family it creates, and to the Alcott family who inspired it all.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz AmazonClassics EditionAmazonClassics #ad - But one day, the city's mysterious ruler, the wizard of oz, the little girl and her dog find themselves spirited away from the fields of Kansas, to the magical land of Oz! Dorothy and Toto meet many friends on the yellow-brick road to Emerald City, where she hopes to find a way home to Kansas-- but when she arrives, is not what she expects! English language dub on all 52 episodes! .
Dorothy and her canine pal Toto live a quiet life on a Kansas farm with Uncle Henry and Aunt Em.
H.P. Lovecraft: The Complete FictionLovecraft #ad - Lovecraft was born in Providence, Rhode Island, where he spent most of his life. He subsisted in progressively straitened circumstances in his last years; an inheritance was completely spent by the time he died at the age of 46. Never able to support himself from earnings as author and editor, Lovecraft saw commercial success increasingly elude him in this latter period, partly because he lacked the confidence and drive to promote himself.
. Virtually unknown and only published in pulp magazines before he died in poverty, he is now regarded as one of the most significant 20th-century authors in his genre. Among his most celebrated tales is "The Call of Cthulhu", canonical to the Cthulhu Mythos. Howard phillips lovecraft was an American author who achieved posthumous fame through his influential works of horror fiction.
The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales: Expanded Edition Princeton Classics Book 94Princeton University Press #ad - No other book so thoroughly challenges us to rethink the happily-ever-after of these classic stories. Murder, cannibalism, mutilation, infanticide, and incest: the darker side of classic fairy tales is the subject of this groundbreaking and intriguing study of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm’s Nursery and Household Tales.
. This expanded edition includes a new preface and an appendix featuring translations of six tales with commentary by Maria Tatar. Throughout the book, tatar draws on the disciplinary tools of psychoanalysis and folklore while also providing historical context to explore the harsher aspects of these stories, presenting new interpretations of tales that engage in a kind of cultural repetition compulsion.