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0415616069 / 9780415616065
Paperback
10/06/2013
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United Kingdom
20 cm 192 pages
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This volume offers a comprehensive critical and theoretical introduction to the genre of the fairy tale.

It: explores the ways in which folklorists have defined the genreassesses the various methodologies used in the analysis and interpretation of fairy taleprovides a detailed account of the historical development of the fairy tale as a literary formengages with the major ideological controversies that have shaped critical and creative approaches to fairy tales in the twentieth and twenty-first centuriesdemonstrates that the fairy tale is a highly metamorphic genre that has flourished in diverse media, including oral tradition, literature, film, and the visual arts.

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JHM Anthropology

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