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Published: 22 March 2018

264 Pages | 26 black & white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198817970

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The Complete Fairy Tales

Charles Perrault
Christopher Betts

Oxford World's Classics Hardback Collection

  • The only complete edition of all Perrault's tales both in prose and verse, in a translation by Christopher Betts
  • Perrault's fairy tales established the versions of Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Little Red Riding- Hood, and others that we know today, and also include the verse tales Griselda, Three Silly Wishes, and the notorious Donkey-Skin.
  • The tales are accompanied by a fascinating introduction that explores the genesis of the stories and why they have such great imaginative power, their relationship to other versions and the many interpretations to which they have been subject.
  • Includes 26 stunning illustrations by Gustave Doré.
  • Includes appendices on related tales and selected variants, bibliography, chronology, and notes.

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