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Don't Bet on the Prince: Contemporary Feminist Fairy Tales in North America and England - Jack Zipes
Don't Bet on the Prince: Contemporary Feminist Fairy Tales in North America and England
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This anthology of feminist fairy tales and critical essays acts as an example of how the literature of fantasy and imagination can be harnessed to create a new view of the world. It demonstrates how recent writers have changed the aesthetic constructs and social content of fairy tales to reflect... show more
This anthology of feminist fairy tales and critical essays acts as an example of how the literature of fantasy and imagination can be harnessed to create a new view of the world. It demonstrates how recent writers have changed the aesthetic constructs and social content of fairy tales to reflect cultural change since the 1960s in area of gender roles, socialization and education. It includes selected works from such writers as Angela Carter, Margaret Atwood and Jay Williams, and critical essays from Marcia Lieberman and Sandra Gilbert.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780415902632 (0415902630)
ASIN: 415902630
Publisher: Routledge
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
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A feminist look at fairy tales including short stories. This book is split into three sections - tales for younger readers, tales for older readers, and criticism. The works have appeared in various sources elsewhere. Included in this collection are feminist working of Beaty and the Beast, a discu...
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