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The irresistible fairy tale : the cultural and social history of a genre / Jack Zipes.

By: Zipes, Jack, 1937-
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2012Description: xvii, 235 p. : ill. ; 24 cmISBN: 9780691153384 (hardcover : alk. paper); 0691153388 (hardcover : alk. paper)Subject(s): Fairy tales -- History and criticism | Fairy tales -- Social aspectsDDC classification: 398.209 LOC classification: GR550 | .Z59 2012
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 PitreÌ and the great collectors of folk tales in the nineteenth century -- Fairy-tale collisions, or the Explosion of a genre.
List(s) this item appears in: ENG 210 - Folk and Fairy Tale Resources

Includes bibliographical references (p. 209-226) and index.

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 PitreÌ and the great collectors of folk tales in the nineteenth century -- Fairy-tale collisions, or the Explosion of a genre.

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