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  • Hans Christian Andersenby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    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...

  • The Trials and Tribulations of Little Red Riding Hoodby Jack Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 40.95

    First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Fairy Tales and Fables from Weimar Daysby Jack Zipes

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 37.23

    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...

  • The Robber with a Witch's Headby Jack Zipes; Laura Gonzenbach

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95

    The Robber with the Witch's Head presents almost fifty new stories about demons and clever maidens and princes. Bursting with life, this is a storyteller's dream, full of adventure and magic, translated by Jack Zipes. more...

  • The Complete Fairy Talesby The Brothers Grimm; Jack Zipes

    Random House 2010; US$ 15.50

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY JACK ZIPES Wolves and grandmothers, ugly sisters, a house made of bread, a goose made of gold...the folk tales collected by the Grimm brothers created an astonishingly influential imaginative world. However, this is also a world where a woman serves her stepson up in a stew, a man marries a snake, a princess sleeps with a... more...

  • The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitréby Jack Zipes; Joseph Russo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This two-volume set collects 300 of the most entertaining and important folk and fairy tales of Giuseppe Pitré, a nineteenth century Sicilian folklorist whose significance ranks alongside the Brothers Grimm. In stark contrast to the more literary ambitions of the Grimms' tales, Pitré’s possess a charming, earthy quality that reflect the customs, beliefs,... more...

  • The Collected Sicilian Folk and Fairy Tales of Giuseppe Pitréby Jack Zipes; Joseph Russo

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This two-volume set collects 300 of the most entertaining and important folk and fairy tales of Giuseppe Pitré, a nineteenth century Sicilian folklorist whose significance ranks alongside the Brothers Grimm. In stark contrast to the more literary ambitions of the Grimms' tales, Pitré’s possess a charming, earthy quality that reflect the customs, beliefs,... more...

  • The Sorcerer's Apprenticeby Jack Zipes; Natalie Frank

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 31.85

    A diverse new anthology that traces the meaning and magic of the sorcerer's apprentice tale throughout history "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" might conjure up images of Mickey Mouse from the Disney film Fantasia , or of Harry Potter. As this anthology reveals, however, "sorcerer's apprentice" tales—in which a young person rebels against, or complies... more...