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Happily Ever After? #9: Violent Fairy Tales

Maria Tartar, Harvard University

04-Jul-17 19:00

Happily Ever After? #9: Violent Fairy Tales

It's curious that the fairy tales we know today, are evolutions of folk tales that sound less like bedtime stories and more like dark fantasies of sex and violence. So this week, we head back to the 19th century, when fairy tales were at their most macabre, to look at these original versions and the men who collected them.


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Tags:  Evening EditionHappily Ever AfterFairy TalesViolentDark FantasiesMacabreOriginal VersionsOther personality interviewsCulture, History, Heritage


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