Fairy Tale Controversy, Part 2: Coming to America

In my last commentary I talked about the opposition that rose up in Britain against fairy tales as suitable literature for children. Another stronghold of anti-fairy tale sentiment lay across the ocean in America. The New World objections to Old World tales tell us much about the psychology of the new frontier nation.



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