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The craftsman
Vol. IV, No. 5 (August 1903)

Puss in boots: an old myth in new dress,   pp. 371-383 PDF (3.7 MB)


Page 371


Puss in Boots
  An Old Myth
            In
     New Dress
HE age of materialism, fact and science, the demand for
the tangible, the visible, the positive, do not apparently
diminish the fascinations of the fairy tale. The novel
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          rative into the study in
psychology, and this change must
be a permanent one. But the novel
is an imaginative form of litera-
ture which addresses itself solely
to adults, who, in the fictitious per-
sons of a book, see reflected more
or less of their own passions, aspir-
ations, trials or successes, and are
therefore interested: which could
not be true if the persons involved
were pictured in a way foreign to
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