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We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. By using our website you agree to our use of subversioh. Dispatched from the UK in 2 business days When will my order arrive? Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. General Children’s Literature Studies: Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion. Description The fairy tale is arguably one of the most important cultural and social influences on children’s lives. But until the first publication of Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion, little attention had been paid to the ways in which the writers and collectors of tales used traditional forms and genres in order to shape children’s lives – their behavior, values, and relationship to society.


As Jack Zipes convincingly shows in this classic work, fairy tales have always been a powerful discourse, capable of being used to shape or destabilize attitudes and behavior within culture. How and why did certain authors try to influence children or social images of children? How were fairy tales shaped by the changes in European subversiob in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries?

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Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion

The Road to Serfdom F. Wholeness and the Implicate Order David Bohm. Writing and Difference Jacques Derrida. Table of contents Acknowledgments Preface to the Second Edition 1. Towards a Social History of the Genre 2. The Origins of the Fairy-Tale in Italy: Straparola and Basile 3.

Setting Standards for Civilization through Fairy Tales: Who’s Afraid of the Brother’s Grimm? Socialization and Politicization Through Fairy Tales 5. Hans Christian Andersen and xrt Discourse of the Dominated 6. Inverting and Subverting the World With Hope: The Battle over Fairy-Tale Discourse: Walt Disney’s Civilizing Mission: An acclaimed translator and scholar of children’s literature and culture, his most recent books include Hans Christian Andersen: The Misunderstood Storyteller and Speaking Out: Storytelling and Creative Drama for Children, both published by Routledge.

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