STORY HOUR by Sara Henderson Hay


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Sara Henderson Hay won the Edna St. Vincent Millay Award some years ago and ese wise and wistful sonnets give a modern inflection to the ""gullible innocence"" of the old fairy tales as their happy endings somersault into disenchantment. Hansel retel turn up in juvenile court, The Sleeping Beauty doesn't like waking up to the ""new and noisy"" world she faces, Cinderella's shameless tales are repudiated, etc., etc. Many of these appeared in the Atlantic, Saturday Review, etc. and they represent a happy, graceful form of light verse.

Pub Date: Sept. 13th, 1963
ISBN: 155728542X
Publisher: Doubleday