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It's the Disney version : popular cinema and literary classics

Author: Douglas Brode; Shea T Brode
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2016.
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This collection of essays examine how the Disney studio has re-interpreted-for better or worse-classic literature into films both treasured and disdained. The films discussed in this volume include  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
It's the Disney version.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2016
(DLC) 2015043566
(OCoLC)931860507
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Brode; Shea T Brode
ISBN: 9781442266070 1442266074
OCLC Number: 946158245
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction: once upon a time at the movies / Douglas Brode --
"And they lived happily ever after?": Disney's animated adaptation of Snow White and the seven dwarfs (1937) and Fleischers' Gulliver's travels / David McGowan --
Marionette as metaphor: Pinocchio and evolving attitudes toward education / Jean-Marie Apostolides --
Here be gay dragons: queer allegory and Disney's The reluctant dragon / Tison Pugh --
Uncle Walt's Uncle Remus: Disney's distortion of Harris's hero / Peggy A. Russo --
"Glory in the flower": Disneyfying Bambi / David Payne --
Through the cinematic looking glass: Walt Disney's 1951 animated Alice and Tim Burton's 2010 film / Sarah Boslaugh --
Walt Disney and Robert Louis Stevenson: Haskin's Treasure island or Stevenson's Kidnapped? / Scott Allen Nollen --
Of medieval ballads and movie musicals: Walt Disney and the Robin Hood legend / Shea T. Brode with Douglas Brode --
"Do you believe in fairies?": Peter Pan, Walt Disney, and me / Elizabeth Bell --
"In God's good time": Walt Disney and 1950s Cold War culture / Cynthia J. Miller and A. Bowdoin Van Riper --
Perchance to dream: a narrative analysis of Disney's Sleeping beauty / Alexis Finnerty with Douglas Brode --
"It's a jungle out there, kid!": Walt Disney and the American 1960s / Greg Metcalf --
"Higitus! figitus!": of Merlin and Disney magic / Susan Aronson --
"This is not the Mary Poppins I know!": P.L. Travers goes to Hollywood / David S. and Olga Silverman --
The wonderful worlds of Dickens and Disney: animated adaptations of Oliver Twist and A Christmas carol / Shari Hodges Holt --
The tao at Pooh corner: Disney's portrayal of a very philosophical bear / Anne Collins Smith and Owen M. Smith --
From icon to Disneyfication: a mermaid's aesthetic journey / Finn Hauberg Mortensen --
Pocahontas as Disney princess: history, legend, literature, and movie mythology / Kathy Merlock Jackson and Gary Edgerton --
"Driven to sin": Victor Hugo's complex vision of humanity in Disney's The hunchback of Notre Dame / Michael Smith --
The integrity of an ape-man: Burroughs, Disney, and the meaning of the Tarzan myth / Stanley A. Galloway.
Responsibility: edited by Douglas Brode and Shea T. Brode.

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