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    • The Uses of Enchantment

    • The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales
    • By: Bruno Bettelheim
    • Narrated by: Gerard Doyle
    • Length: 14 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Bruno Bettelheim was one of the great child psychologists of the twentieth century and perhaps none of his books has been more influential than this revelatory study of fairy tales and their universal importance in understanding childhood development. Analyzing a wide range of traditional stories, Bettelheim shows how the fantastical, sometimes cruel, but always deeply significant narrative strands of the classic fairy tales can aid in our greatest human task, that of finding meaning for one's life.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Shows its age in the back end, but still valuable

    • By Justin on 12-12-17

    Regular price: $30.09