The Uses of Enchantment

The Uses of Enchantment

The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Book - 1989 | Vintage Books ed.
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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.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1989, c1976.
Edition: Vintage Books ed.
ISBN: 9780679723936
Branch Call Number: 398.45 B565 1989
Characteristics: vi, 328, xi p.


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Oct 22, 2016

I have read this book many times since first discovering it and Bettelheim's work in university. Bettelheim was a very controversial figure whose life and work deteriorated toward suicide. Fascinating man and thinker. His biography, The Creation of Dr. B, is a great read.

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