Marvelous geometry : narrative and metafiction in modern fairy tale / Jessica Tiffin

Author(s): Tiffin, Jessica, 1969-
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Subjects: Fairy tales--History and criticism
Fairy tales in literature
Fairy tales in motion pictures
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c2009
Series: Series in fairy-tale studies
Series in fairy-tale studies
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: 253 p. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Telling Theoretical Tales 1
2. Nice and Neat and Formal: James Thurber 31
3. The Bloodied Text: Angela Carter 65
4. Caught in a Story: A. S. Byatt 101
5. Structured Sword and Sorcery: The Popular Fairy Tales of Lee, Pratchett, and Tepper 131
6. Magical Illusion: Fairy-Tale Film 179
7. "Happily Ever After": Fairy Tale as Popular Parody 219
Bibliography 235
Index 249
Notes: LCCN: 2008039516
ISBN: 9780814332627 (pbk. : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0814332625 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 235-248) and index
OCLC Number: 253635856
ISBN/ISSN: 9780814332627