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  1. The Robber with a Witch's Head

    More Stories from the Great Treasury of Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales Collected by Laura Gonzenbach

    By Jack Zipes, Laura Gonzenbach

    The Robber with the Witch's Head presents almost fifty new stories about demons and clever maidens and princes. Bursting with life, this is a storyteller's dream, full of adventure and magic, translated by Jack Zipes....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Ideologies of Identity in Adolescent Fiction

    The Dialogic Construction of Subjectivity

    By Robyn McCallum

    Edited by Jack D. Zipes

    Series: Children's Literature and Culture

    Ideologies of Identity in Adolescent Fiction examines the representation of selfhood in adolescent and children's fiction, using a Bakhtinian approach to subjectivity, language, and narrative. The ideological frames within which identities are formed are inextricably bound up with ideas about...

    Published July 17th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion

    By Jack Zipes

    Series: Routledge Classics

    The fairy tale is arguably one of the most important cultural and social influences on children's lives. But until the first publication of Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion, little attention had been paid to the ways in which the writers and collectors of tales used traditional forms and...

    Published August 31st 2011 by Routledge

  4. The Enchanted Screen

    The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films

    By Jack Zipes

    The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films offers readers a long overdue, comprehensive look at the rich history of fairy tales and their influence on film, complete with the inclusion of an extensive filmography compiled by the author. With this book, Jack Zipes not only looks...

    Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Relentless Progress

    The Reconfiguration of Children's Literature, Fairy Tales, and Storytelling

    By Jack Zipes

    Can fairy tales subvert consumerism? Can fantasy and children's literature counter the homogenizing influence of globalization? Can storytellers retain their authenticity in the age of consumerism? These are some of the critical questions raised by Jack Zipes, the celebrated scholar of fairy tales...

    Published December 5th 2008 by Routledge

  6. The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitré

    By Giuseppe Pitre

    Edited by Jack Zipes, Joseph Russo

    Giuseppe Pitrè, a nineteenth-century Sicilian physician, gathered an enormous wealth of folk and fairy tales as he traveled and treated the poor throughout Palermo. He also received tales from friends and scholars throughout the island of Sicily. A dedicated folklorist, whose significance ranks...

    Published July 24th 2008 by Routledge

  7. The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitré

    Edited by Jack Zipes, Joseph Russo

    This two-volume set collects 300 of the most entertaining and important folk and fairy tales of Giuseppe Pitré, a nineteenth century Sicilian folklorist whose significance ranks alongside the Brothers Grimm. In stark contrast to the more literary ambitions of the Grimms' tales, Pitré’s possess a...

    Published July 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  8. The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitré

    Edited by Jack Zipes, Joseph Russo

    This two-volume set collects 300 of the most entertaining and important folk and fairy tales of Giuseppe Pitré, a nineteenth century Sicilian folklorist whose significance ranks alongside the Brothers Grimm. In stark contrast to the more literary ambitions of the Grimms' tales, Pitré’s possess a...

    Published July 23rd 2008 by Routledge

  9. When Dreams Came True

    Classical Fairy Tales and Their Tradition

    By Jack Zipes

    For centuries fairy tales have been a powerful mode of passing cultural values onto our children, and for many these stories delight and haunt us from cradle to grave. But how have these stories become so powerful and why? In When Dreams Came True, Jack Zipes explains the social life of the...

    Published April 16th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Why Fairy Tales Stick

    The Evolution and Relevance of a Genre

    By Jack Zipes

    In his latest book, fairy tales expert Jack Zipes explores the question of why some fairy tales "work" and others don't, why the fairy tale is uniquely capable of getting under the skin of culture and staying there. Why, in other words, fairy tales "stick." Long an advocate of the fairy tale as a...

    Published August 17th 2006 by Routledge

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