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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

Bruno Bettelheim

Alfred A. Knopf. good/fair. Alfred A. Knopf. 5th print. Unmarked (no inscription). minimal pg tan. tight bind-no split hinges. Clean cloth-bound cover, bright gil. Dj edge wear--short tears. price intact BO1 .

$138.97


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

Bruno Bettelheim

Alfred A. Knopf, 1976-04-12. 1st. Hardcover. New. Buy with confidence. Excellent Customer Service & Return policy. Ships Fast. Expedite Shipping Available.

$87.13

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

$65.00


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

$63.00


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

Bettelheim, Bruno

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First printing of the first trade edition. Full red cloth binding. A clean, tight, square and unmarked copy. 328 pp. Notes, bibliography, index. Dust jacket retains original $12.50 price, mildly toned and rubbed at extremes. New mylar cover. A nice copy of this classic.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.

$60.00


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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Hardcover. Very Good. New York: Knopf, 1976. First edition. Hardcover. 323 pp. Very good, in a very good price clipped jacket. Lightly bumped spine with previous owner's name in marker on top right corner of front free endpaper. Clean, unmarked leaves. Jacket is discolored along edges with minor edge wear.

$50.00


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.

$50.00


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!

$49.99


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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Alfred A. Knopf. Collectible - Very Good. First edition copy. Collectible - Very Good. Acceptable dust jacket.

$47.72

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.

$46.54


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

Bettelheim, Bruno

New York, New York, U.S.A.: Vintage Books, 1989 FAIRY TALES HISTORY CRITICISM LITERARY.. A Paper Back Good Gently Used. Good. Some Edge Wear. 2 ATW.

$45.00

The uses of enchantment : the meaning and importance of fairy tales

Bettelheim, Bruno

Knopf : distributed by Random House. Used - Good. Good condition. Paperback edition.

$45.00


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

Bettelheim, Bruno

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. Full cloth binding. Unmarked copy with faint scattered foxing to page edges. 328pp. Dust jacket is slightly rubbed, with original price intact on front flap. New mylar cover. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.

$45.00


The Uses of Enchantment

Bettelheim Bruno

Penguin UK, 1991. Paperback. New. <p><b>The enchanted world of fairy tales has been an integral part of childhood for hundreds of years. But what do they really mean and what importance do they actually bear on our lives? </b></p><p><i>Dr Bettelheim</i> in his thought-provoking and stimulating exploration of the best known stories casts a very interesting light on this subject. His belief that they represent a complex coping mechanism for children to deal with their struggling emotions and their anxieties regarding the outside world is fascinatingly argued in this prize winning work of criticism. </p>SKU: MM-40021590; EAN: 9780140137279

$43.30


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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First Edition. Hardcover. Good for age. Previous owner ins/Acceptable: Dj in mylar. Creased. Perhaps newly relevant in this era when children see so much violence in games and the media. How seemingly dark Fairy Tales help children mature emotionally and cope with their emotions and their world. 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.

$35.00

The Uses of Enchantment

Bettelheim, Bruno

Vintage. Collectible - Good. 1977. First Edition. Soft Cover. (N154) .

$34.90


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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Random House. Good. 1977. Soft Cover. 0394722655 (S343) .

$34.90

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

BETTELHEIM, Bruno

New York:: Alfred A. Knopf,, 1976. First edition. publisher's cloth in dust jacket. Near fine in a jacket with some tiny areas of use at edges. 8vo,.

$30.00


The Uses of Enchantment

Bettelheim, Bruno

Random House Inc, 2010. Paperback. New. Analyses of Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast, and other fairy tales reveal their value in educating, supporting, and liberating the emotions of children.SKU: MM-20410757; EAN: 9780307739636

$25.70


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

Bettelheim, Bruno

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1977. Full red cloth binding. Sixth printing. A clean, crisp copy. 328pp. Notes, bibliography, index. Dust jacket is rubbed, with a couple short edge tears. New mylar cover.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.

$25.00