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The Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales from the Old French contains a collection of stories, adapted and translated by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch. Quiller-Couch was a Cornish writer, who published under the pen-name of Q. Originally penned by such famed folklorists as Charles Perrault and Madame D'Aulnoy, these stories proved to their original seventeenth century readers that such works were important, enjoyable, as well as thought-provoking. The stories in this particular text encompass favourites such as 'Sleeping Beauty, 'Blue Beard', 'Cinderella, or the Little Glass Slipper', and 'Beauty and the Beast.'

This edition of Sleeping Beauty and Other Fairy Tales further contains a set of dazzling coloured illustrations by a true master of the 'Golden Age'; Edmund Dulac (1882 - 1953). A French artist himself, Dulac had a particular affinity with these Old French tales as well as a rigorously painterly background. The end result was beautifully coloured images which further refined the wonderful stories of Perrault, D'Aulnoy - retold by Arthur Quiller-Couch. Appearing alongside the text, his illustrations enhance and elucidate the enchanting narratives.

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  • Publication Date: April 16, 2013
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • Lending: Disabled
  • Print Length: 101 Pages
  • File Size: 5,485 KB

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