From Cinderella to comic con to colonialism and more, this companion provides readers with a comprehensive and current guide to the fantastic, uncanny, and wonderful worlds of the fairy tale across media and cultures. It offers a clear, detailed, and expansive overview of contemporary themes and issues throughout the intersections of the fields of fairy-tale studies, media studies, and cultural studies, addressing, among others, issues of reception, audience cultures, ideology, remediation, and adaptation. Examples and case studies are drawn from a wide range of pertinent disciplines and settings, providing thorough, accessible treatment of central topics and specific media from around the globe.
Pauline Greenhill is Professor of Women’s and Gender Studies at the University of Winnipeg, Canada.
Jill Terry Rudy is Associate Professor of English, Brigham Young University, USA.
Naomi Hamer is Assistant Professor in English at Ryerson University, Canada.
Lauren Bosc is a Research Coordinator and Managing Editor for Jeunesse at the University of Winnipeg, Canada.