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Prof. Rubenstein - English 102 - Fairy Tales and Children: Home

Persuasive/argumentative paper: "Are Fairy Tales Good or Bad for Children?

Reserve materials

Bettelhheim, Bruno. The Uses of Enchantment. This is the classic study of the effects of fairy tales on children. It is kept on reserve at the circulation desk so that all students working on this project have access to it. The call number is: GR550 .B47.

Tatar, Maria. The hard facts of the Grimms’ fairy tales.  PT921 .T38

The Art of the Fairy Tale

The Disney that never was : the stories and art from five decades of unproduced animation.   NC1766.U52 D564

The Disney Villain.  NC1766.U52D5438 
Front Cover
 The Art of Ray Harryhousen. NC1766.U52H37 

Welcome to the world of Fairy Tales

The question: Are Fairy Tales good or bad for children?" crosses over to several disciplines.  You can find resources in PSYCHOLOGY, EDUCATION, SOCIOLOGY, and RELIGION to name a few.

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