Fairy Tale - The New Critical Idiom (Hardback)Andrew Teverson (author)
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This volume offers a comprehensive critical and theoretical introduction to the genre of the fairy tale. It:
explores the ways in which folklorists have defined the genreassesses the various methodologies used in the analysis and interpretation of fairy taleprovides a detailed account of the historical development of the fairy tale as a literary formengages with the major ideological controversies that have shaped critical and creative approaches to fairy tales in the twentieth and twenty-first centuriesdemonstrates that the fairy tale is a highly metamorphic genre that has flourished in diverse media, including oral tradition, literature, film, and the visual arts.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 182
Weight: 295 g
Dimensions: 197 x 133 x 15 mm
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