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Breaking the magic spell : radical theories of folk and fairy tales, Jack Zipes

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Breaking the magic spell : radical theories of folk and fairy tales
Title
Breaking the magic spell
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radical theories of folk and fairy tales
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Jack Zipes
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eng
Summary
This revised, expanded, and updated edition of the 1979 landmark Breaking the Magic Spell examines the enduring power of fairy tales and the ways they invade our subjective world. In seven provocative essays, Zipes discusses the importance of investigating oral folk tales in their socio-political context and traces their evolution into literary fairy tales, a metamorphosis that often diminished the ideology of the original narrative. Zipes also looks at how folk tales influence our popular beliefs and the ways they have been exploited by a corporate media network intent on regulating the mysti
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index present
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non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Breaking the magic spell : radical theories of folk and fairy tales, Jack Zipes
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Breaking the magic spell : radical theories of folk and fairy tales, Jack Zipes
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt2jcv4c
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-269) and index
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online resource
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multicolored
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Contents
Introductory fairy tales -- Once there was a time : an introduction to the history and ideology of folk and fairy tales -- Might makes right : the politics of folk and fairy tales -- The revolutionary rise of the romantic fairy tale in Germany -- The instrumentalization of fantasy : fairy tales, the culture industry and mass media -- The utopian function of fairy tales and fantasy : Ernst Bloch the Marxist and J.R.R. Tolkien the Catholic -- On the use and abuse of folk and fairy tales with children : Bruno Bettelheim's moralistic magic wand -- The radical morality of rats, fairies, wizards and ogres : taking children's literature seriously
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Rev. and expanded ed.
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1 online resource (xxv, 278 pages)
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9780813170305
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Electronic reproduction.
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Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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