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Grimm Legacies : the magic spell of the Grimms' Folk and Fairy Tales

Grimm Legacies : the magic spell of the Grimms' Folk and Fairy Tales

Author: Jack Zipes
Publisher: Princeton ; Oxford : Princeton University Press, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm; Jacob Grimm; Wilhelm Grimm
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Zipes
ISBN: 9780691173672 0691173672 9780691160580 0691160589
OCLC Number: 960073384
Awards: Winner of Chicago Folklore Prize 2015
Description: xv, 267 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: List of Figures ix Preface: Legacies and Cultural Heritage xi Introduction The Vibrant Body of the Grimms' Folk and Fairy Tales, Which Do Not Belong to the Grimms 1 Chapter One German Popular Stories as Revolutionary Book 33 Chapter Two Hyping the Grimms' Fairy Tales 58 Chapter Three Americanization of the Grimms' Folk and Fairy Tales: Twists and Turns of History 78 Chapter Four Two Hundred Years after Once Upon a Time: The Legacy of the Brothers Grimm and Their Tales in Germany 109 Chapter Five How Superheroes Made Their Way into the World of Fairy Tales: The Appeal of Cooperation and Collective Action from the Greek Myths to the Grimms' Tales and Beyond 131 Chapter Six The Grimmness of Contemporary Fairy Tales: Exploring the Legacy of the Brothers Grimm in the Twenty-First Century 152 Epilogue A Curious Legacy: Ernst Bloch's Enlightened View of the Fairy Tale and Utopian Longing, or Why the Grimms' Tales Will Always Be Relevant 187 Appendix: "About Pincaruolo's Good Feat," by Giovanni Sercambi 197 Notes 205 Bibliography 219 Filmography 247 Index 255
Responsibility: Jack Zipes.


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