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  • Happily Ever Afterby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.35

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

  • Beautiful Angiolaby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.63

    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...

  • 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$ 33.57

    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...

  • 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...

  • Hans Christian Andersenby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.23

    The 2005 bicentenary of Hans Christian Andersen's birth is an opportunity to re-evaluate the achievement of one of the great figures of the fairy tale and storytelling tradition, a beloved writer famous for The Snow Queen and The Little Mermaid , The Ugly Duckling and The Red Shoes and many other now classic tales. Jack Zipes broadens our... more...

  • Grimm Legaciesby Jack Zipes

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.52

    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...

  • The Oxford Companion to Fairy Talesby Jack Zipes

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 37.99

    In over 1,000 entries, this acclaimed Companion covers all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition, from medieval to modern. It provides an authoritative reference source for this complex and captivating genre, exploring the tales themselves, the writers who wrote and reworked them, the artists who illustrated them, and much more. more...

  • Fairy Tales and Fables from Weimar Daysby Jack Zipes

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 35.25

    This book is a collection of traditional German fairy tales and fables, deliberately transformed into utopian narratives and social commentary by political activists in the Weimar Republic (1919-1933). Against a backdrop of financial and political instability, widespread homelessness, and the reformation of public institutions, numerous gifted writers... more...

  • Sticks and Stonesby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 32.23

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