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- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
In Grimm Legacies , esteemed literary scholar Jack Zipes explores the legacy of the Brothers Grimm in Europe and North America, from the nineteenth century to the present. Zipes reveals how the Grimms came to play a pivotal and unusual role in the evolution of Western folklore and in the history of the most significant cultural genre in the world?the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
When Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm published their Children?s and Household Tales in 1812, followed by a second volume in 1815, they had no idea that such stories as ?Rapunzel,? ?Hansel and Gretel,? and ?Cinderella? would become the most celebrated in the world. Yet few people today are familiar with the majority of tales from the two early volumes, since... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2003; US$ 22.00
The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm Perhaps no other stories possess as much power to enchant, delight, and surprise as those penned by the immortal Brothers Grimm. Now, in the new, expanded third edition, renowned scholar and folklorist Jack Zipes has translated all 250 tales collected and published by Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, plus twenty-nine... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95
In his successful Creative Storytelling , Jack Zipes showed how storytelling is a rich and powerful tool for self-expression and for building children's imaginations. In Speaking Out , this master storyteller goes further, speaking out against rote learning and testing and for the positive force within storytelling and creative drama during the K-12... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 36.95
For centuries fairy tales have been a powerful mode of passing cultural values onto our children, and for many these stories delight and haunt us from cradle to grave. But how have these stories become so powerful and why? In When Dreams Came True , Jack Zipes explains the social life of the fairy tale, from the sixteenth century on... more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 25.95
The fairy tale may be one of the most important cultural and social influences on children's lives. This work shows that fairy tales have always been a powerful discourse, capable of being used to shape or destabilize attitudes and behavior within culture. more...
- Routledge 2006; US$ 26.95
Explores the question of why some fairy tales ''work'' and others don't, why the fairy tale is capable of getting under the skin of culture and staying there. This book looks at fairy tale as a serious genre with wide social and cultural ramifications. It contains the history and theory of the genre, followed by case studies of famous tales. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Can fairy tales subvert consumerism? Can fantasy and children's literature counter the homogenizing influence of globalization? Can storytellers retain their authenticity in the age of consumerism? These are some of the critical questions raised by Jack Zipes, the celebrated scholar of fairy tales and children's literature. In this book, Zipes argues... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
This is an irresistible and unique anthology of fairy tales written by some of the most notable writers of the Victorian period, including Charles Dickens, Lewis Carroll, Oscar Wilde, Rudyard Kipling and Edith Nesbitt. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 51.95
The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films offers readers a long overdue, comprehensive look at the rich history of fairy tales and their influence on film, complete with the inclusion of an extensive filmography compiled by the author.? With this book, Jack Zipes not only looks at the extensive, illustrious life of fairy tales... more...