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Famous Stories Every Child Should Know

by (Prabhat Prakashan)

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The group of stories brought together in this volume differ from legends because they have; with one exception; no core of fact at the centre; from myths because they make no attempt to personify or explain the forces or processes of nature; from fairy stories because they do not often bring on to the stage actors of a different nature from ours. They give full play to the fancy as in "A Child's Dream of a Star;" "The King of the Golden River;" "Undine;" and "The Snow Image"; but they are not poetic records of the facts of life; attempts to shape those facts "to meet the needs of the imagination; the cravings of the heart." In the Introduction to the book of Fairy Tales in this series; those familiar and much loved stories which have been repeated to children for unnumbered generations and will be repeated to the end of time; are described as "records of the free and joyful play of the imagination; opening doors through hard conditions to the spirit; which craves power; freedom; happiness; righting wrongs; and redressing injuries; defeating base designs; rewarding patience and virtue; crowning true love with happiness; placing the powers of darkness under the control of man and making their ministers his servants." The stories which make up this volume are closer to experience and come; for the most part; nearer to the every-day happenings of life.

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  • Print Length: 243 Pages
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