The irresistible fairy tale : the cultural and social history of a genre /

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Zipes, Jack, 1937-
Format: Book
Published: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c2012.
Table of Contents:
  • The cultural evolution of storytelling and fairy tales: human communication and memetics
  • The meaning of fairy tale within the evolution of culture
  • Remaking "Bluebeard", or Good-bye to Perrault
  • Witch as Fairy/Fairy as witch: unfathomable Baba Yagas
  • The tales of innocent persecuted heroines and their neglected female storytellers and collectors
  • Giuseppe Pitrè and the great collectors of folk tales in the nineteenth century
  • Fairy-tale collisions, or the Explosion of a genre.