"The Sleeping Beauty." The Allies’ Fairy Book, Intro. by Edmund Gosse London: William Heinemann, 1916, pp. 52-65.

Item

Title

"The Sleeping Beauty." The Allies’ Fairy Book, Intro. by Edmund Gosse London: William Heinemann, 1916, pp. 52-65.

Description

This version of the tale has very beautiful illustrations by Arthur Rackham, including four black and white illustrations positioned throughout the text and one color plate depicting Sleeping Beauty in her bed. The black and white illustrations depict: the evil fairy, the old woman spinning, the castle surrounded by thorns, and an elf at the end of the tale.

Alternative Title

The Allies Fairy Book

Creator

Edmund Gosse
Arthur Rackham

Contributor

Arthur Rackham

Spatial Coverage

London and Philadelphia

Coverage

England and US

Publisher

William Heinemann and J.B. Lippincott Co.,

Date

1916

Temporal Coverage

1910-1919

Identifier

Sleeping Beauty

Abstract

This tale follows the plot of Charles Perrault’s tale, with Sleeping Beauty cursed by an evil fairy who had not been invited to her christening. Awoken by the prince, Sleeping Beauty marries him and bears him two children. The prince’s mother, an ogress, wishes to devour Beauty and her children, but her plan is foiled and she dies in a vat of poison snakes.

Source

Charles Perrault

Relation

Item sets

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