Telling (fairy) tales

February 27, 2017

An excerpt from an OUPblog article published on 26th February 2017, written by the Oxford Reference marketing team.

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'Fairy tales have been passed down through communities for many hundreds, if not thousands, of years, and have existed in almost all cultures in one form or another [...] In the beginning, before writing and printing, these stories were passed down by storytellers across the ages using the oral tradition. 

We’ve dug out some interesting facts about fairy tales and their oral tradition – how many of these will you pass along?'


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