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Snow White ([Fairy tales])

Andrew Delahunty and Sheila Dignen

in The Oxford Dictionary of Reference and Allusion

Third edition

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199567454
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727931
Snow White ([Fairy tales])

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The heroine of the traditional tale ‘Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’, who is ‘as white as snow, as red as blood and had hair as black as ebony’. Her stepmother is proud and vain, and regularly demands of her magic mirror:...

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