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- DescriptionIf there is one genre that has captured the imagination of people in all walks of life throughout the world, it is the fairy tale. This book presents a provocative theory about why fairy tales were created and retold - and why they became such an indelible and infinitely adaptable part of cultures around the world.
- Author BiographyJack Zipes is professor emeritus of German and comparative literature at the University of Minnesota and the author, translator, and editor of dozens of studies and collections of folk and fairy tales. His recent books include Why Fairy Tales Stick: The Evolution and Relevance of a Genre, Relentless Progress: The Reconfiguration of Children's Literature, Fairy Tales, and Storytelling, and The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films.
- PrizesWinner of American Folklore Society Wayland D. Hand Prize 2012. Shortlisted for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2012. Joint winner for American Folklore Society Wayland D. Hand Prize 2012.
- Author(s)Jack David Zipes
- PublisherPrinceton University Press
- Date of Publication06/10/2013
- GenreLiterary Criticism
- Place of PublicationNew Jersey
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPrinceton University Press
- Content Note7 halftones.
- Weight428 g
- Width152 mm
- Height235 mm
- Spine19 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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