Bluebeard's Keys, and Other Stories

Bluebeard s Keys and Other Stories Many of the earliest books particularly those dating back to the s and before are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive We are republishing these classic works in affordable high qual

  • Title: Bluebeard's Keys, and Other Stories
  • Author: Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie
  • ISBN: 9781446020791
  • Page: 277
  • Format: Paperback
  • Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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    1. „Bluebeard`s Keys”, the story which caught my eye, is a modern (not postmodern!) adaptation of the folktale. It is beautifully written - however, once we discover this particulary „Bluebeard”`s secret, which is a modern secret, too - and quite mundane (not the classic, thrilling one we all know and hoped for), we are quite disappointed and, for sure, not terrified or impressed at all.Too bad.I may give a chance to the others stories of this collection, at some point in the future (for th [...]

    2. Angela Carter may be the better known reteller of fairy tales from a woman's perspective, but Anne Thackeray Ritchie is among the finest. Along with the stories reprinted in Nina Auerbach's Forbidden Journeys: Fairy Tales and Fantasies by Victorian Women Writers, these make for fascinating reading of the ways the folk and fairy tales could be reclaimed from the masculine lenses literary collectors such as Charles Perrault framed the stories. "Bluebeard" itself is an interesting piece to examine [...]

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