Fairy tales framed : early forewords, afterwords, and critical words /

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Other Authors: Bottigheimer, Ruth B.
Format: Book
Published: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2012.
Table of Contents:
  • An introduction to fairy tales
  • Giovanni Boccaccio, The genealogy of the pagan gods (begun circa 1350)
  • The literary fairy tale in Italy
  • Giovan Francesco Straparola, The pleasant nights (1551,1553)
  • Andrea Calmo, "Letter to Signora Frondosa" (1556)
  • Girolamo Bargagli, Dialogue on games that are played during the Sinese Vegile (1572, written 1563)
  • Giambattista Basile, The tale of tales (dedication for day 1, 1634)
  • Girolamo Brusoni, The glories of the incogniti, or the illustrious men of the academy of the "unknown gentlemen" (1647)
  • Pompeo Sarnelli, foreword to Giambattista Basile's Pentamerone (1674) and foreword to An outing to Posillipo (1684)
  • Bartolomeo Lupardi, "dedicatory letter to Signor Giuseppo Spada" (1679)
  • Maddalena and Teresa Manfredi, and Teresa and Angila Zanotti, The gossip on the chair (1742)
  • Ferdinando Galiani, On the Neapolitan dialect (1779)
  • Luigi Serio, The fart. Response to on the Neapolitan dialect (1780)
  • Fairy tales and fairyland fictions in France
  • Charles Perrault, Griselda, Novella, with the tale of donkeyskin and that of the ridiculous wishes. Fourth edition (1695)
  • Charles Perrault, tales of my mother goose (1695)
  • Marie-Jeanne Lhéritier, Diverse works (1696)
  • Catherine Bernard, "Prince Rosebush" and "Ricky of the tuft" in Ines of Cordova: a Spanish novel (1696)
  • Mercure gallant, extract form The history of the Marquise / Marquis of Banneville (September 1696)
  • Charles Perrault, histories, or tales of past times (1697) license
  • [Editor] Mercure gallant, presentation of histories, or tales of past times (January 1697)
  • Marie-Catherine d'Aulnoy, Tales of the fairies (1697) and New tales, or The fashionable fairies (1698)
  • Charlotte Rose de La Force, "notice concerning the following story" in The tales of the tales (1698)
  • Henriette Julie de Murat, Sublime and allegorical histories (1699)
  • Abbé Pierre de Villiers, conversations about the Contes de Fees and some other works of our time, to serve as an antidote to bad taste, dedicated to the gentlemen of the Académie Française (1699)
  • Antoine Galland, Thousand and one nights, Arab tales translated into French (1704-1717).