The enchanted screen : the unknown history of fairy-tale films / Jack Zipes

Author(s): Zipes, Jack, 1937-
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Subjects: Fairy tales in motion pictures
Fairy tales--Film adaptations
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Routledge, 2011
LC Classification: P, PN
Physical Description: xii, 435 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Notes: LCCN: 2010042961
ISBN: 9780415990622 (hardback)
ISBN: 0415990629 (hardback)
ISBN: 9780415990615 (pbk.)
ISBN: 0415990610 (pbk.)
Includes bibliographical references, filmography, and index
Contents: Filmic adaptation and appropriation of the fairy tale -- De-Disneyfying Disney : notes on the development of the fairy-tale film -- Georges Méliès : pioneer of the fairy-tale film and the art of the ridiculous -- Animated fairy-tale cartoons : celebrating the carnival art of the ridiculous -- Animated feature fairy-tale films -- Cracking the magic mirror : re-presentations of Snow White -- The trials and tribulations of Little Red Riding Hood revisited and reviewed -- Bluebeard's original sin and the rise of serial killing, mass murder, and fascism -- The triumph of the underdog : Cinderella's legacy -- Abusing and abandoning children : "Hansel and Gretel," "Tom Thumb," "The Pied Piper," "Donkey-skin," and "The juniper tree" -- Choosing the right mate : why beasts and frogs make for ideal husbands -- Andersen's cinematic legacy : trivialization and innovation -- Adapting fairy-tale novels -- Between slave language and utopian optimism : neglected fairy-tale films of Central and Eastern Europe -- Fairy-tale films in dark times : breaking molds, seeing the world anew
OCLC Number: 377834772
ISBN/ISSN: 9780415990622
0415990629
9780415990615
0415990610