Fairy Tales, Sexuality, and Gender in France, 1690-1715: Nostalgic Utopiasby Lewis C. Seifert
Pub. Date: 03/31/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
A study of the genre of the literary fairy tale in late seventeenth-century France. See more details below
A study of the genre of the literary fairy tale in late seventeenth-century France.
Table of Contents
Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I. Marvelous Storytelling: 1. Marvelous realities: toward an understanding of the merveilleux; 2. Reading (and) the ironies of the marvelous; 3. The marvelous in context: the place of the contes de fées in late seventeenth-century France; Part II. Marvelous Desires: 4. Quests for love: visions of sexuality; 5. (De)mystifications of masculinity: fictios of transcendence; 6. Imagining femininity: binarity and beyond; Afterword; Notes, Selected bibliography; Index.
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