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Contemporary fiction and the fairy tale

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Published by Wayne State University Press in Detroit, Mich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism -- Theory, etc,
  • Literature and folklore -- History -- 20th century,
  • Fairy tales in literature,
  • Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.),
  • Intertextuality,
  • Literary form -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Stephen Benson.
    SeriesSeries in fairy-tale studies
    ContributionsBenson, Stephen
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR888.F27 C66 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16365078M
    ISBN 100814332544
    ISBN 109780814332542
    LC Control Number2007051880

      The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries, by W.Y. Evans-Wentz, is a massive brick of a book. Published in , it’s an exhaustive survey of fairy beliefs throughout the British Isles, and offers. Although the fairy tale is a distinct genre within the larger category of folktale, the definition that marks a work as a fairy tale is a source of considerable dispute. The term itself comes from the translation of Madame D'Aulnoy's Conte de fées, first used in her collection in Common parlance conflates fairy tales with beast fables and other folktales, and scholars differ on the.

      Contemporary Fiction Views: A fairy tale of nature, free will bookgirl for Readers and Book Lovers Community (This content is not subject to review by Daily Kos staff prior to publication.). In Marvelous Geometry Jessica Tiffin argues that within twentieth- and twenty-first-century Western literature there exists a diverse body of fairy-tale texts that display a common thread of metafictional self-awareness. The narrative pattern of these texts is self-conscious, overtly structured, variously fantastical, and, Tiffin argues, easily recognized and interpreted by modern audiences.

    A list of fairy tale chapter books for kids. These modern retellings of classic fairy tales are magical reads for boys and girls ages 8 and up.   A fairy tale retelling, sometimes called a “modern fairy tale” is a fantasy that is based on or inspired by a fairy tale, or draws heavily on fairy tale tropes. Fairy tale retellings are distinct from actual fairy or folk tales in that they are contemporary, novel-length or series-length stories with complex plots and characters.


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