Bruno Bettelheim book The Uses of Enchantment. The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales revd. The Uses of Enchantment has ratings and reviews. I had to read Bruno Bettelheim’s The Uses of Enchantment many years ago for a university- level. The Uses of Bettelheim’s. The Uses of Enchantment. Late last winter Dr. Bruno Bettelheim spoke to a large and appreciative audi- ence at the CATE (California.

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Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. This is one of those old od books that treats Freud’s theories as if they were science. I bought this for my daughter in law as she expressed an interest when I told her about it.

The Uses of Enchantment: Thank you for your feedback. I also did not know how to start reading about fairy tales’ criticism, so as a beginning it helped my initiation to the subject.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Start reading The Uses of Enchantment on your Kindle in under a minute. Yes, fairy tales are important and can teach many things in many different ways.

Bettelheim believes that fairy tales — he focuses bruuno the Grimm brothers’, but any real fairy tale — are terrifically helpful to children as they work through the problems large and small, real or imagined in their lives.


I actually recommend it to all parents. Fairy tales do not gi I can’t believe I’m going to start this review with a Neil Gaiman quote, which is both incredibly pretentious and apt to make you think I think far better of Gaiman than I actually do, but here goes: Aleksandr Wootton rated it liked it.

While I did enjoy some of the historical information regarding the origin of various fairy tales, this is not a book that I enjoyed or would recommend. No trivia or quizzes yet. Em A Bela Adormecida mostra o auge da feminilidade pra o autor e mais.

The Uses of Enchantment

Their Origin, Meaning, and Usefulness Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Also I would’ve liked to see more thought put into the rigid gender norms and overall sexism all these stories embody.

Anyone who needs to be convinced that the protagonist of a children’s story should always solve his or her own problems bettelhem adult help should read this book.

While parts of this book were interesting and I agree with Bettelheim’s argument as a whole, and I accept that this text is dated by now, I honestly feel that other parts, well, I could have written them myself There’s a problem loading this menu right now.


Maybe I missed it when skimming.

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Because, as miners, the dwarfs, and I quote directly, “skillfully penetrate into dark holes. The great child psychologist gives us a moving revelation of the enormous and irreplaceable value hruno fairy tales – how they educate, support and liberate the emotions bruon children. Read more Read less. It was assigned for my Storytelling class, otherwise I would’ve dropped it after the introduction.

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Sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. I was raised by a psychiatrist. But I can’t recommend it personally, only professionally. View all 4 comments.

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Trivia About The Uses of Encha The Uses of Enchantment: View all 7 comments. I’ll never look at fairy tales quite the same way anymore.

I’m certainly not denying that a sexual reading of fairy tales isn’t valid, useful, or even interesting.