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View all 4 comments. If you like fairy tales and would like to know what the critical discussion around them is, I actually would recommend giving this a look, because you should know what the major talking-points are.

Places outside Europe rarely come up for more than a sentence. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. 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: And whenever Bettelheim is analyzing those tales, he seems to be on firmer ground.

Bruno Bettelheim was an Austrian-born American child psychologist and writer.

Bettelheim compares various versions of familiar tales and discusses theme at length. He brings the sisters home again and finally Cinderella gets to slide her foot straight into the shoe without effort; a perfect fit. Your order is also backed by our In-Stock Guarantee! Once he does start using historical context in his analyses, he rarely touches cuehtos the history of the stories’ use–who told them, where, why, etc.

I’m about halfway through and have given up on this. View all 6 comments. Find Rare Books Book Value. However, I found his dependence on the psychological beliefs of Freud too heavy. For some of the fairy tales, there clearly is an Oedipal dimension, especially when the tale involves intensely unhealthy relationships between the child protagonist and the parent of the opposite sex. He makes a compelling case for how fairy tales help children grow emotionally, and how violence in fairy tales meets certain psychological needs and should not necessarily be sanitized for the young reader.

Problem is we have no way to verify other than to take his word for 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. Bauman talks about this fairy tale in Moral Blindness — how the lesson of the story is that everyone needs somewhere to be able to hide their deepest secrets and that being prepared to accept that people — even people you love very much — should be allowed room to conceal some things from you is actually an act of true love.

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And although this seems to contradict what I said before about love being about acceptance of all of our scars — well, hafas is about love and growing and coming to understand ourselves — who said anything about consistency or making sense? It’s as dry as a piece of old toast. Bettelheim has totally schooled me on the phallic symbol.

In fact, unlike in the real world, no penis is ever going to be insignificant. Feb 13, Jason rated it liked it.

Published April 12th by Vintage first published The publisher should be flogged Bad people are BAD. This is an amazing and amazingly flawed book. As the book went on, I grew fearful that I had become convinced. May 25, Sahel rated it really liked it Shelves: What fairy tales give the child is his first clear idea of the possible defeat of bogey.

Sep 13, Betttelheim Varma rated it it was amazing Shelves: Perish the fucking thoughtpeople might not see getting married and ruling a kingdom as emblematic of self-actualization, a successfully integrated personality, or whatever else you want to call it.

The snake in the Garden of Eden, incidentally, is also a penis. If that is the case then fairy tales are always relevant to us, no matter what our age. Well, to be entirely fair, I did feel pretty strange and uncomfortable mostly the first time I read The Uses of Enchantment for that course Psiconlisis was taking, and now, more than thirty years after that university level perusal, I no longer really feel all that massively uncomfortable, I just feel as though Bruno Bettelheim is a bit over-the-top with his Freudian fairy tale analyses and I can ds least partially enjoy and also find some rather perverse humour in just how sexually charged the author seems to consider many if not most fairy tales hhadas be and in their entirety in other words, Cuents find the author’s one-sidedness of interpretation rather hilarious and yes also a bit sad, as The Uses of Enchantment really does not seem to show much if any possibility that there are different manners of interpretation possible and probable, that everything is somehow psychologically based on sex and on Dw attitudes towards sex.

They will grow up believing that they are monsters.

Psicoanalisis de Los Cuentos de Hadas

I have a whole new sense of how fairy tales work and why they have survived through history after reading this book, and if you feel like discovering a whole new level into the complexity of these well-worn and told stories I recommend you to read this book.

A lot of the ideas he puts forward have become common talking-points regarding the fairy tales to which they apply. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.

Now if I were just ranking The Uses of Enchantment for its text and only for its text, I would most probably ccuentos rating it with a low three stars readable but with some definite potential issues and problems. I’m actually not longer sure why this book was on my To Read list, although I’m guessing it might have come up while reading one of Joseph Campbell’s books.

The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales by Bruno Bettelheim

Anyone who needs to be convinced that the protagonist of a children’s story should always solve his or her own problems without adult help should read this book.

Unfortunately, as he gets into the nitty gritty of looki Bettelheim’s Uses of Enchantment is one of those classic pieces of criticism that are both absolutely essential and hopelessly outdated. It is compulsively readable. Its more like I don’t like the absoluteness of his statements, that children had basically the same subconscious needs and will get the same thing out of fairy tales that all children get.

But I can’t recommend it personally, only professionally. Until then, I have been blissfully unaware of the psychological depth of fairy tales and how a lot of major literary works are inspired by them. That’s the wife putting Jack back in the womb Jack is regressing, you see.

I have read that, in This was the first book which assured me that my enduring interest in fairy tales was scholarly and not something to be scoffed at as juvenile. After the war, he emigrated to Chicago, where he did terrific work with children suffering from serious psychological problems. And so is Bettelheim. But what it wants to do is not something I’m terribly impressed with, personally.

Psicoanalisis de los cuentos de hadas Bettelheim B. You’ve now read the most interesting and relevant point of this book summarized in a single sentence a few sentences and can safely skip Bettelheim’s page tl;dr.