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Brothers & beasts : an anthology of men on fairy tales

Author: Kate Bernheimer; Maria Tatar; Jack Zipes
Publisher: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, [2007] ©2007
Series: Series in fairy-tale studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Despite the availability of several eloquent gender studies of fairy tales, a popular reference on men and fairy tales has so far been nonexistent. Brothers and Beasts offers a new perspective by allowing twenty-three male writers the chance to explore their artistic and emotional relationship to their favorite fairy-tale stories. In their personal essays, the contributors who include genre, literary, mainstream,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kate Bernheimer; Maria Tatar; Jack Zipes
ISBN: 9780814332672 0814332676
OCLC Number: 129949025
Description: xx, 191 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: An investigation of the auto-curative impulse as it relates to deprivation and trauma in young subjects, or how Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle helped me survive childhood / Steve Almond --
Clever Hans / Brian Baldi --
The boy who went forth / Christopher Barzak --
The little I know about fairy tales / Joshua Beckman --
Jack and the giant / Greg Bills --
Bohemian beasts and their buttery, buxom brides / Jirí Čech --
Kitsune / Alexander Chee --
Tale, myth, writer / Robert Coover --
Four poems / Neil Gaiman --
Mutilated animals: folktales and modern Swedish poetry / Johannes Göransson --
The little pot / Ilya Kaminsky --
I consider my luck / Eric Kraft --
The fairy tale as x-ray of the world out of joint / Norman Lock --
The world turned upside down / Gregory Maguire --
Seven dwarf essays / Michael Martone --
Nobeard / Michael Mejia --
A language of toads / Timothy Schaffert --
On making noise: confessions of a quiet kid / David J. Schwartz --
Stories, real and unreal / Vijay Seshadri --
Hansel / Richard Siken --
Frogs / Kieran Suckling --
The third bear / Jeff Vandermeer --
The boy who could not be scared / Willy Vlautin --
Afterword / Jack Zipes.
Series Title: Series in fairy-tale studies.
Other Titles: Brothers and beasts
Responsibility: edited by Kate Bernheimer ; with a foreword by Maria Tatar and an afterword by Jack Zipes.
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Offers a different perspective by allowing twenty-three male writers the chance to explore their artistic and emotional relationship to their favorite fairy-tale stories.  Read more...

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