Books by Jack Zipes

Released: Feb. 1, 1999

"An enticing reexamination of cherished texts. (15 illustrations) (Author tour)"
paper 0-415-92151-1 Zipes (German/Univ. of Minnesota; Don—t Bet on the Prince, 1986, etc.), a children's literature specialist, here gathers together his introductions and postscripts from various previous fairy tale collections. Read full book review >
THE OUTSPOKEN PRINCESS AND THE GENTLE KNIGHT by Jack Zipes
FAIRY TALES, FOLKTALES AND MYTHS
Released: Nov. 15, 1994

"A few worthwhile contributions in a generally worthless book. (Book-of-the-Month Club/Quality Paperback Book Club alternate selections) (Stories/Fiction. All ages)"
A not all that timely collection of fairy tales from editor Zipes (Victorian Fairy Tales, 1987, etc.), written between 1951 and 1992, the bulk of which are unsuccessful Thurber-like attempts. Read full book review >