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The wise woman and other stories

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Published by W.B. Eerdman"s Pub. Co. in Grand Rapids, MI .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Fairy tales -- England,
    • Children"s stories, English,
    • Fairy tales,
    • Short stories

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby George MacDonald ; illustrated by Craig Yoe.
      ContributionsYoe, Craig.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ8.M1754 Wis 1980
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 172 p. :
      Number of Pages172
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4163714M
      ISBN 100802818609
      LC Control Number80145250

      George MacDonald (10 December – 18 September ) was a Scottish author, poet and Christian minister. He was a pioneering figure in the field of modern fantasy literature and the mentor of fellow writer Lewis addition to his fairy tales, MacDonald wrote several works on Christian apologetics.. His writings have been cited as a major literary influence by many notable authors Occupation: Minister, writer (poet, novelist). Myths and Stories of the Wise Woman Archetype By: Clarissa Pinkola Estes It is a book for any woman who has ever lost her way and who sees a wasteland at the heart of modern existence and longs to live a more authentic, rooted life once again. First published three years ago before the print edition of Women Who Run with the Wolves made.


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Get this from a library. The wise woman and other stories. [George MacDonald; Craig Yoe] -- A collection of fantasy stories by George MacDonald, the great nineteenth-century innovator of modern fantasy, whose works influenced C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams. The lead story.

Innovator of modern fantasy writing, MacDonald claimed, 'I do not write for children, but for the childlike, whether of five or seventy-five.' This illustrated collection includes 'Cross Purposes,' 'The Castle: A Parable,' 'Little Daylight,' and the title tale. Your enjoyment will not be a fantasy.

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