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The Poetry and Meaning of Fairy Tales

This edition of The Poetry and Meaning of Fairy Tales was prepared and edited by Ruth Pusch. The February 6, 1913 lecture was translated from the original German by Ruth Pusch; the December 1908 lecture was revised by her from an earlier edition published by the Anthroposophic Press, NY, and Rudolf Steiner Publications, London, in 1942.

The two lectures appear in the German as Märchendichtungen im Lichte der Geistesforschung published by Verlag der Rudolf Steiner-Nachlassverwaltung, Dornach, Switzerland, 1960. Prepared and edited by Ruth Pusch

I.The Poetry and Meaning of Fairy Tales February 06, 1913
II.The Interpretation of Fairy Tales December 26, 1908