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Yeh-Hsien - a Chinese Cinderella (Farsi-English)

  • ISBN13: 978-1846111297
  • Author: Dawn Casey
  • Format: Paperback / softback
This Cinderella story, the oldest known version of the famous fairy tale, originates from China. Instead of a fairy godmother, a magical red fish grants Yeh-hsien her dearest wish – to go to the Spring Festival. When Yeh-hsien loses her slipper, the king searches all over the land looking for the woman who fits the tiny golden shoe…

Yeh-Hsien - a Chinese Cinderella (Farsi-English)


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This Chinese version of the Cinderella story is an excellent example of how traditional tales are often replicated across different languages and cultures. Yeh-hsien provides a platform for discussing the variations between legends from different parts of world, and for studying the fairy tale tradition more widely.

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