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  • The Sorcerer's Apprenticeby Jack Zipes; Natalie Frank

    Princeton University Press 2017; Not Available

    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...

  • Smack-Bam, or The Art of Governing Menby Édouard Laboulaye; Jack Zipes

    Princeton University Press 2018; Not Available

    Wry political fairy tales from a nineteenth-century politician that speak to our current times Édouard Laboulaye (1811–1883), one of nineteenth-century France’s most prominent politicians and an instrumental figure in establishing the Statue of Liberty, was also a prolific writer of fairy tales. Smack-Bam, or The Art of Governing Men brings together... more...

  • Ideologies of Identity in Adolescent Fictionby Robyn McCallum; Jack D. Zipes

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 55.06

    Ideologies of Identity in Adolescent Fiction examines the representation of selfhood in adolescent and children's fiction, using a Bakhtinian approach to subjectivity, language, and narrative. The ideological frames within which identities are formed are inextricably bound up with ideas about subjectivity, ideas which pervade and underpin adolescent... more...

  • Peter Panby J. M. Barrie; Jack Zipes

    Penguin Publishing Group 2004; US$ 11.00

    J.M. Barrie's classic tale of the "boy who would not grow up" Peter Pan originally appeared as a baby living a magical life among birds and fairies in J.M. Barrie’s sequence of stories,  Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens . His later role as flying boy hero was brought to the stage by Barrie in the beloved play  Peter Pan , which opened in 1904 and... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 55.06

    Giuseppe Pitrè, a nineteenth-century Sicilian physician, gathered an enormous wealth of folk and fairy tales as he traveled and treated the poor throughout Palermo. He also received tales from friends and scholars throughout the island of Sicily. A dedicated folklorist, whose significance ranks alongside the Brothers Grimm, he published a 25-volume... more...

  • Complete Fairy Tales of Oscar Wildeby Oscar Wilde; Jack Zipes; Gyles Brandreth

    Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 5.95

    The master of wit and irony Published here alongside their evocative original illustrations, these fairy tales, as Oscar Wilde himself explained, were written “partly for children, and partly for those who have kept the childlike faculties of wonder and joy.” more...

  • Pinocchioby Carlo Collodi; M. A. Murray; Jack Zipes

    Penguin Publishing Group 2002; US$ 13.00

    The classic tale of literature's most beloved puppet is retold in this lively, easy-to-read adaptation ideal for young and reluctant readers. Pinocchio, a lonely woodcarver's puppet, magically comes to life, runs away, and gets into a lot of trouble. The wooden hero tells lies, gets robbed by a sly cat and fox, and is swallowed by a hungry shark before... more...

  • The Cloak of Dreamsby Béla Balázs; Jack Zipes; Mariette Lydes

    Princeton University Press 2010; Not Available

    A man is changed into a flea and must bring his future parents together in order to become human again. A woman convinces a river god to cure her sick son, but the remedy has mixed consequences. A young man must choose whether to be close to his wife's soul or body. And two deaf mutes transcend their physical existence in the garden of dreams. Strange... more...

  • The Wizard of Ozby L. Frank Baum; Jack Zipes; Rachell Sumpter

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 17.00

    Santore's version of the L. Frank Baum fantasy is highly visual yet faithful to the original story. never before have the Land of the Munchkins been more enchanting, the forest of Oz more foreboding, or the Emerald City more magnificent. Santore's journey through Oz is a journey of color and beauty as well as one of excitment and adventure. more...

  • Aesop's Fablesby Aesop; Sam Pickering; Jack Zipes; Jack Zipes

    Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 5.95

    “Kindness is seldom wasted.” —from “The Lion and the Mouse” It is both amazing and wonderful that so much of the richness of our language and our moral education still owes a huge debt to a Greek slave who was executed more than two thousand years ago. Yet “sour grapes,” “crying ‘wolf,’” “actions speak louder than words,” “honesty is the best policy,”... more...