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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales… (original 1976; edition 1991)
The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales by Bruno Bettelheim (1976)
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0679723935, Paperback)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.
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Helps adults become aware of the importance of fairy tales. By revealing the content of such stories he shows how children may make use of them to cope with their emotions, whether they be feelings of smallness and helplessness or the anxieties the child feels about strangers.
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An edition of this book was published by Penguin Australia.
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