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by P. L Travers

Free eBook About the Sleeping beauty download ISBN: 0070651221
Author: P. L Travers
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (1975)
Language: English
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Rating: 4.1
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Five versions of the sleeping beauty tale are accompanied by the author's own version and an essay on the meaning of fairy tales. About the Sleeping Beauty Hardcover – December 1, 1975. by. P. L. Travers (Author).

Five versions of the sleeping beauty tale are accompanied by the author's own version and an essay on the meaning of fairy tales. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

About the Sleeping beauty Library Binding – 1975. L Travers (Author). Are you an author? Learn about Author Central. Having been the teller of a most unique British nanny, who better to retell and then parse the unknowable nature of the fairy tale than PL Travers?

About the Sleeping Beauty book. This is Traver's version, of Sleeping Beauty along with five other versions and a short essay

About the Sleeping Beauty book. Five versions of the sleeping beauty tale are accompanied. This is Traver's version, of Sleeping Beauty along with five other versions and a short essay. I realize this was put together for kids, but I can't imagine picking this book up when I was in my fairy tale phase as a child. The cover is not appealing and the essay would have confused me.

About the Sleeping Beauty book.

ABOUT THE SLEEPING BEAUTY By P. Travers. Illustrated by Charles Keeping McGraw-Hill Book Co. 128 pp. .

Travers, the author of Mary Poppins, has turned again to the figure of the wise woman in About the Sleeping Beauty. ABOUT THE SLEEPING BEAUTY By P. Travers, the author of Mary Poppins, has turned again to the figure of the wise woman in About the Sleeping Beauty.

About the Sleeping Beauty. com User, November 14, 2005. Although this is not the type of book that you read to your children before bed time, it is very useful for allowing readers to explore the many versions of Sleeping Beauty from all over the world.

Pamela Lyndon Travers, OBE (/ˈtrævərs/; born Helen Lyndon Goff; 9 August 1899 – 23 April 1996) was an Australian-English writer who spent most of her career in England. She is best known for the Mary Poppins series of children's books, which feature the magical nanny Mary Poppins. Goff was born in Maryborough, Queensland, and grew up in the Australian bush before being sent to boarding school in Sydney.

Inside a little curly frame was a painting. Travers; illustrated by Mary Shepard. cm. Summary: An extraordinary English nanny blows in on the East Wind. Travers, P. (Pamela Lyndon), 1899-1996; Keeping, Charles. Five versions of the sleeping beauty tale are accompanied by the author's own version and an essay on the meaning of fairy tales, "The Sleeping Beauty" in particular.

P L Travers, born as Helen Lyndon Goff, was a mysterious and prickly Australian born British novelist, actress and journalist. This biography profiles her childhood, life, writing career, achievements and timeline. P L Travers, born as Helen Lyndon Goff, was a mysterious and prickly Australian born British novelist, actress and journalist. She immigrated to England and spent almost her entire life there. She had great interest in mysticism, mythology and fantasy. She is best known for her ‘Mary Poppins’ series of children’s book. For a short stint, she worked for British Ministry of Information. Walt Disney had obtained the rights of her first book and adapted it to a hit film.

Five versions of the sleeping beauty tale are accompanied by the author's own version and an essay on the meaning of fairy tales, "The Sleeping Beauty" in particular.
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GAZANIK
not only does p.l. travers give her own rendition of the classic fairy tale, but she provides five other culturally diverse tellings of the same tale.
plus, even better, a fantastic essay on beauty, on how princesses are not the dopey waiting-to-be-rescued dames stereotyped by fairy tale nay-sayers. she gives strength to the heroines, even if the stories end with a prince and a kiss. plus, the pen & ink illustrations in this edition are exquisite!
Beabandis
I felt compelled to write an albeit brief review of PL Travers' About the Sleeping Beauty, and can only hope that autocorrect not thwart my efforts, writing this on my phone. Having been the teller of a most unique British nanny, who better to retell and then parse the unknowable nature of the fairy tale than PL Travers? And I quite disagree with the assessment that this book should not be read to children; of all beings, children will be the first to recognize the truth of the sleeping beauty in any of its tellings, and immediately understand its imperative to their proper edification of the difference between the world that is and the world that is unknowable, except through each generation's successive retelling. This is no folklorist's academic assessment of inherent motifs along some obscure folklorist's index of motifs that present themselves within stories like the sleeping beauty. The 'abandoned infant' motif comes to mind, banal and sterilized as a subject in academic discussion, but where the legend of Moses would eventually spring? This is at the heart of Travers' narrative; through her display of the five versions included here, and her own, very intuitive rendition, breathe life not only into a subject that is all too often sterilized and deconstructed into motifs and themes, but takes the reader along in her ruminatios on the nature of the fairy tale, presenting it as though we ourselves came up with these unique and thoughtful musings. Such is the beauty of this talented writer, who shares her wisdom freely and without thought of academic prestige. I can only hope, in my own time, to be able to write and relate this most fundamental of languages (spoken mainly by children and older folks who should know better) so that it is made known to the larger audience of adults. You are never too old to be read to, and About the Sleeping Beauty is proof of that.
Cordaron
This slim read by the writer of the "Mary Poppins" book leaves a bit to be desired. It starts off with the author's own version of Sleeping Beauty and has five other tales from different countries and time periods. In between Travers' version and the others, there is an essay about Sleeping Beauty and fairy tales. Nothing in the essay was anything that will surprise or really intrigue the reader. I think there are better essays and collections of fairy tales out there.
Sirara
Although this is not the type of book that you read to your children before bed time, it is very useful for allowing readers to explore the many versions of Sleeping Beauty from all over the world. I used this book for a research project and found it very helpful and the versions he chose to share were facinating!