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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: 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.

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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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Alfred A. Knopf. Used - Good. Good condition. Gifter's inscription on endpage. Paperback edition.

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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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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

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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. Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.

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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

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 (Penguin Psychology)

Bettelheim, Bruno

Penguin Books, Limited (UK). PAPERBACK. 0140137270 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.

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Bettelheim, Bruno

Vintage, 5/11/2010. Paperback. New. Brand new Fast delivery

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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. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.

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The Uses of Enchantment; The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales.

Bettelheim, Bruno

New York Knopf, 1976, First Edition. hardcover. First Edition, First Printing. -- Hardcover (with binder's green on top-edge). Condition: near fine, with near fine dust jacket.

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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.

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Uses of Enchantment

Bruno Bettelheim

PENGUIN GROUP, 1991. Paperback. New. SKU: MM-80017150; EAN: 9780140137279

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

Bruno Bettelheim

Vintage, 1977-04-12. Vintage Bookss Edition May 1977. Paperback. Used:Good.

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

Bruno Bettelheim

Vintage, 2010-05-11. 1. Paperback. Used:Good.

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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! . Fair.

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

New York: Vintage Books, 1989. 8" tall white PERMA-BOUND hardback. Red and black print on boards. Cover illustration of Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf. Minor bumping to corners of boards. Book plate on inside front cover (no name). Pages tight; clean/unmarked but with browning along the edges. 328 pages + Index. . Hardcover. Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Penguin Books, Limited (UK). PAPERBACK. 0140137270 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! . Fair.

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Alfred A. Knopf, 1976-04-12. Hardcover. Good. No International ShippingNo International Shipping. Good condition. Quick ship! Used book doesn't include any access code, CD or other supplements.

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. 3rd printing. Unmarked copy in full red cloth binding. 328pp., notes, bibliography, index. Jacket is moderately worn, with creasing to both flaps; offered now in a new mylar cover.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Westminster, MD, U.S.A.: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1976. 1st Edition 1st Printing. No Binding. Near Fine/Good to good++. First edition stated. Nice clean book, no writings or markings. Dj has shelf wear, tears on top edge and spine end but isn't price clipped at $12.50. Fascinating reading!

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

Bruno Bettelheim

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. First Edition. Paperback. Very Good/No Dj. 8vo. pp. vi 3 328, xi

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1976. 2nd printing. Full red cloth binding. Unmarked copy in full red cloth binding. 328pp., notes, bibliography, index. Dust jacket is good only, price-clipped and moderately worn; now in a new mylar cover.. Hardcover. Very Good/Good. 8vo - 8" - 9" Tall.

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Vintage Books. Paperback. New. Vintage New. Vintage New. Vintage New. Vintage Brand New: This item is brand new unopened, never used and still in its original manufacturer condition.

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

Bruno Bettelheim

Vintage, 1989-04-23. Paperback. Used:Good.

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. 0394497716 Fifth printing. 8vo. 328 pp. Purple cloth. Book condition: Near Fine. Dust jacket condition: Very Good. Jacket slightly age-toned along top edge with 1/2" tear to front panel and a few smaller tears to extremities. . Fine. 1976.

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The Uses of Enchantment

Bruno Bettelheim

Alfred A. Knopf. good/fair. Alfred A. Knopf. 5th print. Unmarked (no inscription). minimal age tone. tight bind. Clean cloth, bright gilt. Dj edge wear--short tears. price intact BO1 .

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

Bruno Bettelheim

Penguin Books, Limited (UK), 2010-09-01. Paperback. Good.

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The Uses of Enchantment

Bruno Bettelheim

Paperback. New. Wicked stepmothers and beautiful princesses ... magic forests and enchanted towers ... little pigs and big bad wolves ... Fairy tales have been an integral part of childhood for hundreds of years. But what do they really mean?In this award-winning work of criticism, renowned psychoanalyst Dr Bruno B

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

New York: Vintage Books, 1977. -----Large format soft cover, 328 + XI clean pages, flat uncreased spine, square tight and clean, faint edge wear. Contents include: Life Divined from the Inside / "The Fisherman and the Jinny": Fairy Tale Compared to Fable / Fairy Tale versus Myth: Optimism versus Pessimism / "The Three Little Pigs": Pleasure Principle versus Reality Principle / The Child's Need for Magic / Vicarious Satisfaction versus Conscious Recognition / The Importance of Externalization: Fantasy Figures and Events / Transformations: The Fantasy of the Wicked Stepmother / Bringing Order into Chaos / "The Queen Bee": Achieving Integration / "Brother and Sister": Unifying Our Dual Nature / "Sindbad the Seaman and Sindbad the Porter": Fancy versus Reality / The Frame Story of Thousand and One Nights / Tales of Two Brothers / "The Three Languages": Building Integration / "The Three Feathers"; The Youngest Child as Simpleton / Oedipal Conflicts and Resolutions: The Knignt in Shining Armor and the Damsel in Distress / Fear of Fantasy: Why Were Fairy Tales Outlawed? / Trancsending Infancy with the Help of Fantasy / "The Goose Girl": Achieving Autonomy / Fantasy, recovery, Escape, and Consolation / On the Telling of fairy Stories / "Hansel and Gretel" / "Little Red Riding Hood" / "Jack and the Beanstalk" / The Jealous Queen in "Snow White" and the Myth of Oedipus / "Snow White" / "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" / "The Sleeping Beauty" / "Cinderella" / The Animal-Groom Cycle of Fairy Tales / Notes / Bibliography / Index. Any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a stock photo!. Reprint. Soft Cover. Very Good Plus. Illus. by Gustave Dore . 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Penguin Book. Used - Good. Paperback. Not an ex-library edition. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Cover shows some surface and edge wear.  Page edges slightly off-white..

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The Uses of Enchantment

Random House . softcover. New. pp. 352

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Vintage. PAPERBACK. 0307739635 *LIKE NEW* Ships Same Day or Next! . Fine.

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Vintage. PAPERBACK. 0307739635 *BRAND NEW* Ships Same Day or Next! . New.

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

Bruno Bettelheim

Vintage, 2010-05-11. Paperback. Good.

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Alfred A. Knopf. Hardcover. 0394497716 Very Good Condition. Has some wear. Five star seller - Buy with confidence! . Very Good.

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

BETTELHEIM, BRUNO

Vintage 1977. Paperback (VG); all our specials have minimal description to keep listing them viable. They are at least reading copies, complete and in reasonable condition, but usually secondhand; frequently they are superior examples. Ordering more than one book will reduce your overall postage cost.

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

Bruno Bettelheim

Alfred A. Knopf, 1976-04-12. Hardcover. Good.

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

Bruno Bettelheim

Alfred A. Knopf. Used - Acceptable. Former Library book. The book is a readable copy showing signs of wear and the pages are intact. The cover may have some creases or minor tears. The dust jacket (if applicable) may be missing. The book may be an ex-library book. The book may contain: a publisher remainder mar All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. Your purchase supports More Than Words, a nonprofit job training program for youth, empowering youth to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business.

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

Bruno Bettelheim

Alfred A. Knopf. Used - Very Good. A bright, square, and overall a nice copy All orders guaranteed and ship within 24 hours. Your purchase supports More Than Words, a nonprofit job training program for youth, empowering youth to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business.

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the Uses of Enchantment - the meaning and importance of fairy tales

Bettelheim, Bruno

New York: Vintage Books, May 1977. 1st edition thus. Trade paperback in white illus wraps.. VeryGood unmarked. Charming book about enchantment, a profound book about fairy tales. Nice bright clean copy of PB 1st printing. V-265. 5-1/4 x 8, 328 pp + xi index, bibliography, notes.

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Vancouver, Washington, U.S.A.: Vintage Books, 1977. Trade paperback, glossy white wrappers lightlly browned overall, an antique illustration of child in bed with wolf in woman's clothing on front, praise on back from Leslie Fiedler in Saturday Review, Harold Bloom in New York Review of Books, 328 browned but supple pages plus index and catalog. Very Good.. Trade Paperback. Very Good.

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The Uses of Enchantment

Bettelheim, Bruno

New York: Vintage, 2010. Paperback. 8vo. Very good.

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

Bruno Bettelheim

Vintage, 1977-04-12. Paperback. Good.

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Vintage. Used - Very Good. 2010. Paperback. Very Good.

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

Bruno Bettelheim

Penguin, 1991. Indentation to back cover, brown pages. Soft Cover. Good +. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall.

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

Bettelheim, Bruno

Vintage. PAPERBACK. 0394722655 Thousands of Happy Customers! . Good.

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