The Uses of Enchantment

The Uses of Enchantment The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales - Penguin Psychology

Paperback (25 Apr 1991)

Save $1.04

  • RRP $14.04
  • $13.00
Add to basket

Includes delivery to the United States

10+ copies available online - Usually dispatched within 7 days

Publisher's Synopsis

Wicked stepmothers and beautiful princesses … magic forests and enchanted towers … little pigs and big bad wolves … Fairy tales have been an integral part of childhood for hundreds of years. But what do they really mean?

In this award-winning work of criticism, renowned psychoanalyst Dr Bruno Bettelheim presents a thought provoking and stimulating exploration of the best-known fairy stories. He reveals the true content of the stories and shows how children can use them to cope with their baffling emotions and anxieties.

Book information

ISBN: 9780140137279
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint: Penguin Books
Pub date:
DEWEY: 398.2
DEWEY edition: 21
Language: English
Number of pages: 339
Weight: 262g
Height: 198mm
Width: 128mm
Spine width: 21mm