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Qu’est-ce qu’un conte pour enfant ?
Les Casse-noisette de Hoffmann et Dumas

  • Publication type: Journal article
  • Journal: Cahiers d’études nodiéristes
    2019 – 2, n° 8
    . Littérature de jeunesse et Europe romantique
  • Author: Zaragoza (Georges)
  • Abstract: ­Hoffmann’s tale The Nutcracker and the Mouse king first appears in The Serapion Brethren, framed by a debate about what makes a ­­children’s story unique. The text enters France separated from the original story collection ; it is rewritten by Dumas in 1844. Comparing the versions by Hoffmann and Dumas makes it possible to reflect on the problematic nature of tales for ­children : the tale could very well ultimately belong to a genre about ­childhood.

  • Pages: 123 to 138
  • Last edition: 2019
  • Journal: Nodier Studies, n° 6

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  • ISBN: 978-2-406-09219-3
  • ISSN: 2264-8496
  • DOI: 10.15122/isbn.978-2-406-09220-9.p.0123
  • Publisher: Classiques Garnier
  • Parution date: 05-02-2019
  • Periodicity: Biannual
  • Language: French
  • Keywords: tale, rewriting, adaptation, youth literature, romanticism
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