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  • Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversionby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    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... more...

  • Fairy Tale as Myth/Myth as Fairy Taleby Jack Zipes

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 25.00

    " Explores the historical rise of the literary fairy tale as genre in the late seventeenth century. In his examinations of key classical fairy tales, Zipes traces their unique metamorphoses in history with stunning discoveries that reveal their ideological relationship to domination and oppression. Tales such as Beauty and the Beast, Snow White and... more...

  • The Golden Age of Folk and Fairy Talesby Jack Zipes

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2013; US$ 21.95

    In the late 18th and early 19th centuries, attitudes toward history and national identity fostered a romantic rediscovery of folk and fairy tales. This is the period of the Golden Age of folk and fairy tales, when European folklorists sought to understand and redefine the present through the common tales of the past, and long neglected stories became... more...

  • Happily Ever Afterby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.95

    First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Beautiful Angiolaby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    In one of the most startling literary discoveries of recent years, Jack Zipes has uncovered this neglected treasure trove of Sicilian folk and fairy tales. Like the Grimm brothers before her, Laura Gonzenbach, a talented Swiss-German born in Sicily, set out to gather up the tales told and retold among the peasants. Gonzenbach collected wonderful stories... more...

  • When Dreams Came Trueby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 34.95

    First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Why Fairy Tales Stickby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95

    In his latest book, fairy tales expert Jack Zipes explores the question of why some fairy tales "work" and others don't, why the fairy tale is uniquely capable of getting under the skin of culture and staying there. Why, in other words, fairy tales "stick." Long an advocate of the fairy tale as a serious genre with wide social and cultural ramifications,... more...

  • Creative Storytellingby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95

    Jack Zipes has reinvigorated storytelling as a successful and engaging tool for teachers and professional storytellers. Encouraging storytellers, librarians, and schoolteachers to be active in this magical process, Zipes proposes an interactive storytelling that creates and strengthens a sense of community for students, teachers and parents while extolling... more...

  • Sticks and Stonesby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Don't Bet on the Princeby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...