Fairy Tales and Feminism: New Approaches / Edition 1

Fairy Tales and Feminism: New Approaches / Edition 1

by Cathy Lynn Preston, Wayne State University Press
     
 

Responding to thirty years of feminist fairy-tale scholarship, this book breaks new ground by rethinking important questions, advocating innovative approaches, and introducing woman-centered texts and traditions that have been ignored for too long.See more details below

Overview

Responding to thirty years of feminist fairy-tale scholarship, this book breaks new ground by rethinking important questions, advocating innovative approaches, and introducing woman-centered texts and traditions that have been ignored for too long.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814330302
Publisher:
Wayne State University Press
Publication date:
08/28/2004
Series:
Series in Fairy-Tale Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

1Feminist fairy-tale scholarship1
2Fertility control and the birth of the modern European fairy-tale heroine37
3On fairy tales, subversion, and ambiguity : feminist approaches to seventeenth-century Contes de fees53
4German fairy tales : a user's manual : translations of six frames and fragments by Romantic women73
5The mirror broken : women's autobiography and fairy tales99
6Fire and water : a journey into the heart of a story113
7The fairy-tale intertext in Iberian and Latin American women's writing129
8Babes in the Bosque : fairy tales in twentieth-century Argentine women's writing149
9Creolization as agency in woman-centered folktales169
10Genre and gender in the cultural reproduction of India as "wonder" tale179
11Disrupting the boundaries of genre and gender : postmodernism and the fairy tale197

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