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The great child psychologist gives us a moving revelation of the enormous and irreplaceable value of fairy tales - how they educate, support and liberate the emotions of children.
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Bettelheim argues convincingly that fairy tales provide a unique way for children to come to terms with the dilemmas of their inner lives. The Atlantic
A charming book about enchantment, a profound book about fairy tales. John Updike, The New York Times Book Review
A splendid achievement, brimming with useful ideas, with insights into how young children read and understand, and most of all overflowing with a realistic optimism and with an experienced and therapeutic good will. Harold Bloom, The New York Review of Books
Provocative and persuasive. Boston Globe"
"Bettelheim argues convincingly that fairy tales provide a unique way for children to come to terms with the dilemmas of their inner lives." --The Atlantic
Bruno Bettelheim was born in Vienna in 1903. He received his doctorate at the University of Vienna and came to America in 1939, after a year in the concentration camps of Dachau and Buchenwald. He was a Distinguished Professor of Education and Professor of both psychology and psychiatry at the University of Chicago. He died in 1990.
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Book Description Vintage, 1989. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0679723935
Book Description Vintage, 1989. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0679723935
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # M-0679723935