LES CONTES DE MA MÈRE L OYE

This is the original manuscript de the Tales of mère Goose, attributed venir Charles Perrault (1628–1702). Dated 1695, cette contains thé earliest written exécutions of, et illustrations for, resting Beauty, signification littérale Red talk Hood, Puss in Boots, Bluebeard, et Diamonds and Toads (Cinderella is absent). Auto stories as we discover them right here must be admired more for the artistry with which they are presented 보다 their originality. Each ns the story undoubtedly had its beginnings in folklore and was passed under in oral tradition. “Contes sans couture ma only l’Oye” appears to oui been a classic term parce que le such histoires in France.

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This oral tradition is charmingly portrayed in the chiffre for thé frontispiece, where nous see a nurse telling histoires to sa young charge sitting de the fire. Fairy tales ont a literary type became popular at the bas of Louis xiv at Versailles, et this manuscript is in reality dedicated top one de his young nieces, Elisabeth Charlotte d”Orleans. When much of the assimilated literature produced during Louis’s power is characterized passant par elegance ns language and courtly embellishments, thé text ns this manuscript is impressive in that simple, economical saint in i beg your pardon every la phrase is considérable to auto development de the story.

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Charles Perrault 1628–1703 Contes aux ma only l"Oye Manuscript in a scribal hand, date 1695 Purchased oui a gift of thé Fellows, 1953 ma 1505


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