Relentless Progress: The Reconfiguration of Children's Literature, Fairy Tales, and Storytelling by Jack David Zipes (Paperback, 2008)
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- DescriptionLooks at the surprising ways that stories have influenced people within contemporary culture and vice versa. This title explores topics, including the dumbing down of books for children, the marketing of childhood, the changing shape of feminist fairy tales, and why American and British children aren't exposed to more non-western fairy tales.
- Author BiographyJack Zipes is Professor of German at the University of Minnesota. An acclaimed translator and scholar of children's literature and culture, his most recent books include The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitre, Why Fairy Tales Stick, Hans Christian Andersen: The Misunderstood Storyteller, Beautiful Angiola, and The Robber with the Witch's Head, all published by Routledge.
- Author(s)Jack David Zipes
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication05/12/2008
- GenreSocial Sciences: Textbooks & Study Guides
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight294 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
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