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The idea of nature in Disney animation

Author: David Whitley
Publisher: Aldershot, Eng. ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008.
Series: Ashgate studies in childhood, 1700 to the present.
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David Whitley's compelling study complicates our understanding of the classic Disney canon by focusing on the way images of the natural world are mediated within popular art for children. He examines a range of Disney's feature animations, from Snow White to Finding Nemo, to show that, even as the films communicate the central ideologies of their times, they also express the ambiguities and tensions that underlie  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Whitley, David S.
Idea of nature in Disney animation.
Aldershot, Eng. ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, ©2008
(DLC) 2007010301
(OCoLC)86038276
Named Person: Walt Disney
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Whitley
ISBN: 9780754682622 0754682625
OCLC Number: 318654791
Description: 1 online resource (154 pages).
Contents: Domesticating nature : Snow White and fairy tale adaptation --
Healing the rift : human and animal nature in The little mermaid and Beauty and the beast --
Bambi and the idea of conservation --
Wilderness and power : conflicts and contested values from Pocahontas to Brother bear --
The jungle book : nature and the politics of identity --
Tropical discourse : unstable ecologies in Tarzan, The lion king and Finding Nemo.
Series Title: Ashgate studies in childhood, 1700 to the present.
Responsibility: David Whitley.
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