Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion by Jack David Zipes
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Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion
By Jack David Zipes

Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion

The Classical Genre for Children and the Process of Civilization 2nd Revised edition

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Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion by Jack David Zipes

Book Description

The fairy tale may be one of the most important cultural and social influences on children's lives. But until Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion, little attention had been paid to the ways in which the writers and collectors of tales used traditional forms and genres in order to shape children's lives - their behavior, values, and relationship to society. As Jack Zipes convincingly shows, fairy tales have always been a powerful discourse, capable of being used to shape or destabilize attitudes and behavior within culture. For this new edition, the author has revised the work throughout and added a new introduction bringing this classic title up to date.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415976701
ISBN-10: 0415976707
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 266
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 9-Jun-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jack David Zipes

Jack 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 Hans Christian Andersen: The Misunderstood Storyteller and Speaking Out: Storytelling and Creative Drama for Children, both published by Routledge.

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