National Dreams

"This engaging text makes explicit the ways in which fairy tales provide 'a space in which to encounter and then reflect upon national identities and differences.' . . . Highly recommended."—Choice

National Dreams
The Remaking of Fairy Tales in Nineteenth-Century England

Jennifer Schacker

2003 | 208 pages | Cloth $39.95 | Paper $28.95
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. The Household Tales in the Household Library: Edgar Taylor's "German Popular Stories"
3. Everything Is in the Telling: T. Crofton Croker's "Fairy Legends and Traditions of the South of Ireland"
4. Otherness and Otherworldliness: Edward W. Lane's "Arabian Nights"
5. The Dreams of the Younger Brother: George Webbe Dasent's "Popular Tales from the Norse"

6. Conclusion: Dreams