The irresistible fairy tale : the cultural and social history of a genre (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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The irresistible fairy tale : the cultural and social history of a genre

Author: Jack Zipes
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st. pbk. printingView all editions and formats
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If there is one genre that has captured the imagination of people in all walks of life throughout the world, it is the fairy tale. This book presents a provocative theory about why fairy tales were  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Zipes
ISBN: 9780691153384 0691153388 9780691159553 0691159556
OCLC Number: 1026384220
Notes: Índice.
Awards: Winner of American Folklore Society Wayland D. Hand Prize 2012
Joint winner of American Folklore Society Wayland D. Hand Prize 2012
Short-listed for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2012
Description: xvii, 235 p. : il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The cultural evolution of storytelling and fairy tales: human communication and memetics --
The meaning of fairy tale within the evolution of culture --
Remaking "Bluebeard", or Good-bye to Perrault --
Witch as Fairy/Fairy as witch: unfathomable Baba Yagas --
The tales of innocent persecuted heroines and their neglected female storytellers and collectors --
Giuseppe Pitrè and the great collectors of folk tales in the nineteenth century --
Fairy-tale collisions, or the Explosion of a genre.
Responsibility: Jack Zipes.

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Co-Winner of the 2012 Wayland D. Hand Prize, History and Folklore Section of the American Folklore Society One of Choice's Outstanding Academic Titles for 2012 "Zipes is a powerful defender of Read more...

 
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