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The Uses Of Enchantment

By Bettelheim, Bruno




Bruno Bettelheim was born in Vienna in 1903. He received his doctorate at the University of Vienna and came to America in 1939, after a year in the concentration camps of Dachau and Buchenwald. He was a Distinguished Professor of Education and Professor of both psychology and psychiatry at the University of Chicago. He died in 1990.


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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Bettelheim, Bruno

Alfred A. Knopf. HardCover. New. NEW BOOK

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The Uses of Enchantment

Bruno Bettelheim

Thames & Hudson. Used - Good. Ships from UK in 48 hours or less (usually same day). Your purchase helps support the African Children's Educational Trust (A-CET). Ex-library, so some stamps and wear, but in good overall condition. 100% money back guarantee. We are a world class secondhand bookstore based in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom and specialize in high quality textbooks across an enormous variety of subjects. We aim to provide a vast range of textbooks, rare and collectible books at a great price. Through our work with A-CET we have helped give hundreds of young people in Africa the vital chance to get an education. We provide a 100% money back guarantee and are dedicated to providing our customers with the highest standards of service in the bookselling industry.

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The Uses of Enchantment: the Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales by Bettelheim, Bruno (1977) Paperback

Bettelheim, Bruno

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The Uses of Enchantment: Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales (Peregrine Books)

BETTELHEIM, BRUNO

PENGUIN BOOKS LTD. Paperback. 0140551352 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Thank you for supporting our small, family-owned business! . New. 1978-01-01. New Ed.

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Bettelheim, Bruno

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The Uses of Enchantment: the Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Bettelheim, Bruno

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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Bruno Bettelheim

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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales (Penguin Psychology)

Bruno Bettelheim

Penguin Books, Limited (UK). Paperback. Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! L

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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Bruno Bettelheim

Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. Good. We ship International with Tracking Number! May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! L

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Bettelheim, Bruno

Vintage. Paperback. New. NEW BOOK

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The Uses of Enchantment: Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Bettelheim, Bruno

Paperback. Acceptable.

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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Bettelheim, Bruno

New York: Alfred A. Knopf Publ, 1976. First Edition ~1st Printing. Hardcover. near fine in very good dust jacket, in fresh mylar cover; tiny cracks/toning to jacket edges, owner name on ffep else a tight square unmarked copy in unclipped dust jacket; stated first edition

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The Uses Of Enchantment

Bruno Bettelheim

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. Reprint. Hardcover. Very Good/DJ flap corner clipped. Authored by Bruno Bettelheim ( 1903 - 1990 ), controversial Austrian child psychologist, professor of psychology at the University of Chicago ( 1944 - 1973 ) , Concentration camp survivor ( 1938 - 1939 ), and his analysis ofthe darker side of fairy talesand their themes of abandonment, death, witches, injuries in terms of Freudian psychology and how children can benefit - now considered much more complex and controversial. Introduction : The Struggle For Meaning.. Part One : A Pocketfull of Magic ( Life Devined from The Inside... Fairy Tale Compared to Fable.... Fairy Tale Compared To Myth....." The Three Little Pigs " : Pleasure Principle versus Reality Principle....The Child's Need For Magic, etc......Part Two : In Fairyland ( " Hansel and Gretel "' ..." Little Red Riding Hood " ... " Jack and the Beanstalk "...... " Snow White " . " The Sleeping Beauty "... " Cinderella " etc...) Notes. Bibliography. Index. Indented lettering on maroon cloth book with copper-colored lettering on spine. ( 6 3/8 X 9 5/8 X 1 1/4 ) 328 pages, plus index. Flap on pictorial dust jacket clipped. book weighs 1 1/2 pounds. sku 4731

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$63.00

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THE USES OF ENCHANTMENT : THE MEANING AND IMPORTANCE OF FAIRY TALES

Bettelheim, Bruno

NEW YORK: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Hardcover. FINE in Very Good Plus Dustjacket```````. FIRST EDITION. How fairy tales educate, support, and liberate the emotions of children. Author reads into the psychological subtext of fairy tales and examines individual fairy tales to determine how they work to support and free children. 328 pp. numbered. Maroon cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Deckle edge, fore edge and bottom edge. Green topstain. Some light spotting and light scratching to top edge; very light spotting to bottom edge. Very light fraying to rear upper edge. Very light wear to fore edge of ten or so pages. DJ archivally protected. Just a bit of very light soiling to DJ panels, spine. A bit of light creasing to front DJ panel. Light wear to DJ spinecaps.

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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Bettelheim, Bruno

Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Hardcover. Near Fine. Classic work by the noted child psychologist. In 328 pages with extensive Notes & Bibliography, + Index. A FIRST EDITION, First Printing from 1976, this hardcover with maroon linen-covered boards is in Near Fine condition: completely clean, binding strong & straight, pages white. NO writing/underlining/highlighting; except for faint remnant of erased pencil price on ffep; NOT ugly ex-lib. Price-clipped DJ is Near fine, with very slight edgewear & yellowing. Beautifully protected in new archival mylar cover. Please see our photos! Description & photos copyright Gargoyle Books 2017. Same Day Shipping on all orders received by 2 pm Weekdays (Pacific time); Weekends & holidays ship next business day.

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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Bettelheim, Bruno

Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First edition. Hardoover. 328 pp + index. Very good, in a very good price clipped jacket. Softened at spine ends with slight soil to board edges and a gift inscription on verso of front free endpaper. Jacket has toning and rubbing with light soil and edge wear, including tears.

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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Bettelheim, Bruno

Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A.: Random House Inc, 1985. Fine/Fine unread copy protected by Archival Brodart cover. Owner signature on inside front loose end paper.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales

Bettelheim, Bruno

Alfred A. Knopf, 1976-04-12. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition NEARLY LIKE NEW from private library of former MacMillan Publishing President. Has dust jacket. Some books have minor shelf wear. We are not only impatient and ship immediately, but we also sprinkle a little JOY on each order!

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$49.99

The Uses of Enchantment

Bruno Bettelheim

Thames & Hudson Ltd. Paperback. POOR. Acceptable copy with heavy wear to cover and pages. Pages have writing and or highlighting. Might be an ex-library copy and not include CD or accessories.

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$48.16