The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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9780199689828: The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern, under the guidance of Professor Jack Zipes. It provides an authoritative reference source for this complex and captivating genre, exploring the tales themselves, the writers who wrote and reworked them, and the artists who illustrated them. It also covers numerous related topics such as the fairy tale and film, television, art, opera, ballet, the oral tradition, music, advertising, cartoons, fantasy literature, feminism, and stamps.

First published in 2000, 130 new entries have been added to account for recent developments in the field, including J. K. Rowling and Suzanne Collins, and new articles on topics such as cognitive criticism and fairy tales, digital fairy tales, fairy tale blogs and websites, and pornography and fairy tales. The remaining entries have been revised and updated in consultation with expert contributors.

This second edition contains beautifully designed feature articles highlighting countries with a strong fairy tale tradition, covering: Britain and Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, North America and Canada, Portugal, Scandinavian countries, Slavic and Baltic countries, and Spain. It also includes an informative and engaging introduction by the editor, which sets the subject in its historical and literary context. A detailed and updated bibliography provides information about background literature and further reading material. In addition, the A to Z entries are accompanied by over 60 beautiful and carefully selected black and white illustrations.

Already renowned in its field, the second edition of this unique work is an essential companion for anyone interested in fairy tales in literature, film, and art; and for anyone who values the tradition of storytelling.

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Recensione:

Review from previous edition compelling and enchanting ( Literary Review)

Attractive, well written, and approachable, this solid guide to the fairy-tale world is without equal ( Library Journal)

If you purchase only one reference book about the fairy-tale tradition this year, this should be it ( The Green Man Review)

Packed with fascinating information, assembled with intelligence and care ... as helpful, reliable, and full of fresh surprises as a fairy godmother ( Christian Science Monitor)

An outstanding book ( Choice)

authoritative and fascinating ( Iona Opie)

as close to being a page turner as a reference work can be ( Canadian Literature)

L'autore:

Jack Zipes is Professor Emeritus of German and Comparative Literature at the University of Minnesota. He has authored and edited numerous books and articles, most recently The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural & Social History of a Genre (2012), The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films (2011), and Grimm Legacies: The Magic Power of the Grimms' Folk and Fairy Tales (2015). He has also translated and edited, The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm: The Complete First Edition (2014), and he is the editor of the 4-volume Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature (OUP, 2006).

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Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2015. Condizione libro: New. In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern. It provides an authoritative reference source for this complex and captivating genre, exploring the tales themselves, the writers who wrote and reworked them, the artists who illustrated them, and much more. Editor(s): Zipes, Jack. Series: Oxford Companions. Num Pages: 768 pages, 60 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: JFHF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 165 x 42. Weight in Grams: 1370. . 2015. 2nd Edition. Hardcover. . . . . . Codice libro della libreria V9780199689828

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