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  • Fairy-Tale Films Beyond Disney

    International Perspectives

    Edited by Jack Zipes, Pauline Greenhill, Kendra Magnus-Johnston

    The fairy tale has become one of the dominant cultural forms and genres internationally, thanks in large part to its many manifestations on screen. Yet the history and relevance of the fairy-tale film have largely been neglected. In this follow-up to Jack Zipes’s award-winning book The Enchanted…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge

  • 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.…

    Paperback – 2015-02-27
    Routledge

  • Ideologies of Identity in Adolescent Fiction

    The Dialogic Construction of Subjectivity

    By Robyn McCallum

    Edited by Jack D. Zipes

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-07-17
    Routledge
    Children's Literature and Culture

  • Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion

    By Jack Zipes

    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…

    Paperback – 2011-08-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Classics

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2010-12-13
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2008-12-05
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2008-07-24
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2008-07-23
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2008-07-23
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2007-04-16
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2006-08-17
    Routledge

  • Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion

    2nd Edition

    By Jack Zipes

    The fairy tale may be one of the most important cultural and social influences on children's lives. But until 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 genres in order to shape children's…

    Paperback – 2006-04-13
    Routledge

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