The fairy tale : the magic mirror of imagination /

One of the best known and enduring genres, the fairy fales origins extend back to the preliterate oral societies of the ancient world. This books surveys its history and traces its evolution into the form we recognized today. Jones Builds on the work of folklorist and critics to provide the student...

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Main Author: Jones, Steven Swann, 1949-
Format: eBook
Published: New York : Routledge, 2002.
Edition:1st Routledge pbk. ed.
Series:Genres in context.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The folklore origin and the definition of the fairy tale
  • The thematic core of fairy tales
  • The literary history of the fairy tale
  • Fairy tales with male protagonists
  • Fairy tales with female protagonists
  • The fairy tale influence in The wizard of Oz, The cat in the hat, and Where the wild things are.