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Andrea Gouveia (Editor) Charles Perrault (Author)
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Charles Perrault, n le 12 janvier 1628 Paris o il est mort le 16 mai 1703, est un homme de lettres fran ais, c l bre pour ses Contes de ma m re l'Oye. Auteur de textes religieux, chef de file des Modernes dans la Querelle des Anciens et des Modernes, Charles Perrault est l'un des grands auteurs du xvii si cle. L'essentiel de son travail consiste en la collecte et la retranscription de contes issus de la tradition orale fran aise. Il est l'un des formalisateurs du genre litt raire crit du conte merveilleux.

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Price: $7.39
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Published Date: January 31, 2017
Pages: 84
Dimensions: 7.0 X 0.17 X 10.0 inches | 0.36 pounds
ISBN: 9781542812924

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About the Author

Charles Perrault (1628 - 1703) was a French author and member of the Académie française. He laid the foundations for a new literary genre, the fairy tale, with his works derived from pre-existing folk tales. The best known of his tales include Le Petit Chaperon rouge (Little Red Riding Hood), Cendrillon (Cinderella), Le Chat Botté (Puss in Boots), La Belle au bois dormant (The Sleeping Beauty) and La Barbe bleue (Bluebeard). Some of Perrault's versions of old stories may have influenced the German versions published by the Brothers Grimm 200 years later. The stories continue to be printed and have been adapted to opera, ballet (such as Tchaikovsky's The Sleeping Beauty), theatre, and film. Perrault was an influential figure in the 17th-century French literary scene, and was the leader of the Modern faction during the Quarrel of the Ancients and the Moderns.