The Uses of Enchantment

The Uses of Enchantment

The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Book - 1976
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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 : Knopf : distributed by Random House, 1976
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780394497716
Branch Call Number: 398.45 BET
Characteristics: vi, 328, xi p. ; 24 cm


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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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