The red fairy book - PDF book by Andrew Lang

The red fairy book 


The red fairy book


In a second gleaning of the fields of fairyland, we cannot expect to find a second Perr^ult, but there are good stories enough left, and it is hoped that some in the Red Fairy- Book may have the attraction of being less familiar than many of the old friends.
The tales have been translated, or, in the case of Madame d'Aulnoy's long stories, adapted, by Mrs Hunt from the Norse, by Miss Minnie Wright from Madame d'Aulnoy, by Mrs Lang and Miss Bruce from other French sources, by Miss May Sellar, Miss Farquhar- son, and Miss Blackley from the German, while the story of " Sigurd " is condensed by the editor from Mr William Morris's prose version of the " Volsunga Saga."
The editor has to thank his friend, M. Charles Marelles, for permission to reproduce his versions of the "Pied Piper," of " Drakestail," and of "Little Golden Hood" from the French, and M. Henri Carnoy for the same privilege in regard to " The Six Sillies " from " La Tradition." Lady Frances Balfour has kindly copied an old version of "Jack and the Beanstalk," and Messrs. Smith & Elder have permitted the publication of two of Mr Ralston's versions from the Russian, A. L.

Contents:


  • The Twelve Dancing Princesses
  •  Tlie Princess Mayblossom 
  • Soria Moria Castle 
  • The Death of Koschei Deathless 
  • The Black Thief and Knight of the Glen 
  • The Master Thief. 
  • Brother and Sister
  •  Princess Rosette 
  • The Enchanted Pig
  •  The Norka 
  • The Wonderful Birch 
  • Jack and the Beanstalk 
  • The Little Good Mouse 
  • Graciosa and Percinet 
  • The Three Princesses 
  • Whiteland The Voice of Death. 
  • The Six Sillies. 
  •  Prince Kari Woodengown.
  •  Drakestai
  • The Ratcatcher
  •  The True History of Little I the Goldenhood 
  • The Golden Branch 
  •  The Three Dwarfs
  •  Dapplegrim
  •  The Enchanted Canary
  •  The Twelve Brothers 
  •  Rapunzel
  • The Nettle Spinner.
  • Farmer Weatherboard. 
  •  Mother Nolle 
  •  Bushy Bride 
  •  Snowdrop
  • The Golden Goose.
  • The Seven Foals.
  • The Marvellous Musician.
  • The Story of Sigurd

Red fairy tales contains fairy tales from Russia 
the book details :
  • Author: Andrew Lang 
  • Publication date:1901
  • Company: New York, Grosset & Dunlap

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