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The complete fairy stories of George Macdonald

George MacDonald

The complete fairy stories of George Macdonald

(former title: The light princess, and other tales)

by George MacDonald

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Published by F. Watts in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fairy tales

  • About the Edition

    Nine fairy tales by the professor of literature who occasionally delighted his classes by reading his children"s stories. Includes Little Daylight, The Golden Key, and The Giant"s Heart.

    Edition Notes

    StatementWith original illus. by Arthur Hughes. Introduced by Roger Lancelyn Green.
    ContributionsHughes, Arthur, 1832-1915, illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.M1754 Co
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5854820M
    LC Control Number62016121

    The works of George MacDonald have influenced the likes of W. H. Auden, J. R. R. Tolkien, Madeleine L'Engle, C. S. Lewis, and Mark Twain. Best known for his tales of fantasy and fairies, Macdonald commented of his work that he wrote "not for children, but for the child-like, whether they be of five, or fifty, or seventy-five."Reviews: The Complete Fairy Tales (Paperback) by George MacDonald and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at - The Complete Fairy Tales Penguin Classics by Macdonald, George; Knoepflmacher, U C - AbeBooks.

      THE PRINCESS AND THE GOBLIN – A BOOK THAT INSPIRED TOLKIEN. With original PROFESSOR’S BOOKSHELF #5:Professor J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit, was a great admirer of George MacDonald’s fairy-stories. When his children Pages: See all books authored by George MacDonald, including The Princess and the Goblin, and At the Back of the North Wind, and more on The Complete Fairy Tales. George MacDonald $ - $ Thomas Wingfold, Curate. George MacDonald $ - $ The Marquis' Secret. George MacDonald $ - $ Unspoken Sermons.

    LibriVox recording of The Light Princess & Other Fairy Tales, by George MacDonald. Read by Clive Catterall. George MacDonald claimed that he did not write for children, but for the child-like. Some of his longer works are clearly intended for adults, and this fantastic fiction influenced later writers such as G.K. Chesterton, J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.   Read "The Complete Fairy Tales" by George MacDonald available from Rakuten Kobo. The works of George MacDonald have influenced the likes of W. H. Auden, J. R. R. Tolkien, Madeleine L'Engle, C. S. Lewis Brand: Neeland Media LLC.


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