Fairy tales and the art of subversion : the classical genre for children and the process of civilization / Jack Zipes

Author(s): Zipes, Jack, 1937-
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Subjects: Fairy tales--History and criticism
Children--Books and reading
Moral development
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 2nd ed
Published: New York : Routledge, 2006
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: xii, 254 p. ; 24 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2005031323
ISBN: 0415976693 (hbk.)
ISBN: 9780415976695 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0415976707 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9780415976701 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 227-237) and index
Contents: Fairy Tale Discourse: Towards a Social History of the Genre -- The Origins of the Fairy Tale in Italy: Straparola and Basile -- Setting Standards for Civilization through Fairy Tales: Charles Perrault and the Subversive Role of Women Writers -- Who's Afraid of the Brothers Grimm?: Socialization and Politicization through Fairy Tales -- Hans Christian Andersen and the Discourse of the Dominated -- Inverting and Subverting the World with Hope: The Fairy Tales of George MacDonald, Oscar Wilde and L. Frank Baum -- The Fight Over Fairy-Tale Discourse: Family, Friction, and Socialization in the Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany -- The Liberating Potential of the Fantastic in Contemporary Fairy Tales for Children -- Walt Disney's Civilizing Mission: From Revolution to Restoration
OCLC Number: 62281575
ISBN/ISSN: 0415976693