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Grimm pictures : fairy tale archetypes in eight horror and suspense films

Author: Walter Rankin
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Though Grimm's Fairy Tales was published about 200 years ago, the revered collection of folk stories remains one of the most iconic pieces of children's literature and has significant influence in modern pop culture. This work examines the many ways that recent films have employed archetypal images, themes, symbols, and structural elements that originated in Grimm fairy tales"--Provided by publisher.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rankin, Walter, 1969-
Grimm pictures.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2007
(OCoLC)608432048
Online version:
Rankin, Walter, 1969-
Grimm pictures.
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2007
(OCoLC)608471514
Named Person: Grimm, Brüder
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Rankin
ISBN: 9780786431748 0786431741
OCLC Number: 141384336
Description: 217 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction : branding the Grimm Brothers : from the Black Forest to the Hollywood Hills --
The path of beast resistance : "Little Red Cap" and The silence of the lambs --
A rose by any other name: "Brier Rose" and Scream --
The hand that hawks the cradle : "Rapunzel" and The ring --
The object of my reflection : "Little Snow White" and The talented Mr. Ripley --
Mother of the pride : "Cinderella" and Aliens --
The devil in the details : "Rumpelstiltskin" and Rosemary's baby --
Off the eaten path : "Hansel and Gretel" and What lies beneath --
Conclusion : the writhing on the wall : "Mother Holle" and Misery.
Responsibility: Walter Rankin.
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