Breaking the magic spell : radical theories of folk and fairy tales / Jack Zipes

Author(s): Zipes, Jack, 1937-
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Subjects: Tales--History and criticism
Fairy tales--History and criticism
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: Rev. and expanded ed
Published: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2002
LC Classification: G, GR
Physical Description: xxv, 278 p. ; 22 cm
Table of Contents: Preface to 2002 Edition
Preface to 1979 Edition
Acknowledgments
Introductory Fairy Tales
1. Once There Was a Time: An Introduction to the History and Ideology of Folk and Fairy Tales 1
2. Might Makes Right - The Politics of Folk and Fairy Tales 23
3. The Revolutionary Rise of the Romantic Fairy Tale in Germany 47
4. The Instrumentalization of Fantasy: Fairy Tales, the Culture Industry and Mass media 104
5. The Utopian Function of Fairy Tales and Fantasy: Ernst Bloch the Marxist and J.R.R. Tolkien the Catholic 146
6. On the Use and Abuse of Folk and Fairy Tales with Children: Bruno Bettelheim's Moralistic Magic Wand 179
7. The Radical Morality of Rats, Fairies, Wizards and Ogres: Taking Children's Literature Seriously 206
Notes 233
Bibliography 253
Index 271
Notes: LCCN: 2001007415
ISBN: 0813190304 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 253-269) and index
OCLC Number: 48517643
ISBN/ISSN: 0813190304