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Fairy-Tale Collisions, or the Explosion of a Genre

Jack Zipes

in The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153384
eISBN:
9781400841820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153384.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Two major tendencies in fairy-tale re-creations and collisions have been observed in the past decades. The first tendency is called remaking and re-creating classic tales. The second tendency is ... More


Introduction

Roger Warren

in Staging Shakespeare's Late Plays

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128779
eISBN:
9780191671692
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128779.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Shakespeare Studies

In the autumn of 1984, Peter Hall, the then Director of the National Theatre, publicized that Shakespeare's late plays – Pericles, Cymbeline, and The Winter's Tale – would be staged at the smallest ... More


Conclusion

Andrew King

in The Faerie Queene and Middle English Romance: The Matter of Just Memory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187226
eISBN:
9780191674662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187226.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

Spenser's reception of the rich and complex imaginative, historical, and political traditions involved in Middle English romance is an aspect of The Faerie Queene which has been grossly neglected. ... More


Grimm Legacies: The Magic Spell of the Grimms' Folk and Fairy Tales

Jack Zipes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160580
eISBN:
9781400852581
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160580.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This book explores the legacy of the Brothers Grimm in Europe and North America, from the nineteenth century to the present. The book reveals how the Grimms came to play a pivotal and unusual role in ... More


The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre

Jack Zipes

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153384
eISBN:
9781400841820
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153384.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

If there is one genre that has captured the imagination of people in all walks of life throughout the world, it is the fairy tale. Yet we still have great difficulty understanding how it originated, ... More


 A Good Devil's Chaplain: Richard Dawkins

Richard Dawkins

in Oracles of Science: Celebrity Scientists versus God and Religion

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195310726
eISBN:
9780199785179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195310726.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Richard Dawkins is a public intellectual and the best-selling author of The Selfish Gene, The Blind Watchmaker, The Ancestor’s Tale, The God Delusion, and many other books. Dawkins, known as an ... More


The Cultural Evolution of Storytelling and Fairy Tales: Human Communication and Memetics

Jack Zipes

in The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153384
eISBN:
9781400841820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153384.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter expands on the author's most recent books, Why Fairy Tales Stick and Relentless Progress, and includes new research by scholars interested in interdisciplinary approaches to cultural ... More


Witch as Fairy/Fairy as Witch: Unfathomable Baba Yagas

Jack Zipes

in The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153384
eISBN:
9781400841820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153384.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter attempts to clarify the importance of the connections between witches and fairies coupled with their deep roots in pagan and Greco-Roman beliefs by moving away from western Europe to ... More


The Tales of Innocent Persecuted Heroines and Their Neglected Female Storytellers and Collectors

Jack Zipes

in The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153384
eISBN:
9781400841820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153384.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter deals with a significant, but obfuscated category of nineteenth-century folk and fairy tales that deserves greater attention: tales told, collected, and written by women. Hardly ... More


Giuseppe Pitrè and the Great Collectors of Folk Tales in the Nineteenth Century

Jack Zipes

in The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153384
eISBN:
9781400841820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153384.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter continues the examination of neglected stories and collectors of folk tales. It explores the significance of collections in Germany, France, Italy, and other European countries that led ... More


The Vibrant Body of the Grimms’ Folk and Fairy Tales, Which Do Not Belong to the Grimms

Jack Zipes

in Grimm Legacies: The Magic Spell of the Grimms' Folk and Fairy Tales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160580
eISBN:
9781400852581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160580.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This introductory chapter describes the corpus of folk and fairy tales that the Brothers Grimm had passed on to the German people. It then asks what legacy means in this context, more specifically in ... More


Americanization of the Grimms’ Folk and Fairy Tales: Twists and Turns of History

Jack Zipes

in Grimm Legacies: The Magic Spell of the Grimms' Folk and Fairy Tales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160580
eISBN:
9781400852581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160580.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter concentrates on two key features of the Americanization of the Grimms' tales: the English and American translations and adaptations of the Grimms' tales from 1823 to the present, and the ... More


Two Hundred Years after Once Upon a Time: The Legacy of the Brothers Grimm and Their Tales in Germany

Jack Zipes

in Grimm Legacies: The Magic Spell of the Grimms' Folk and Fairy Tales

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691160580
eISBN:
9781400852581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691160580.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter sets the discussion of the legacy of the Grimms' tales in the German sociocultural context of the last twenty-five years. It begins by discussing some of the more recent popular ... More


The Princess Who Nursed Her Own Husband: Gayārāma Dāsa's Madanamañjarī Pālā

Tony K. Stewart

in Fabulous Females and Peerless Pirs: Tales of Mad Adventure in Old Bengal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165296
eISBN:
9780199835461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165292.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Princess Who Nursed Her Own Husband, a Bengali folk tale translated into English, is presented.


The Wazir's Daughter Who Married a Sacrificial Goat: Kavi Ārif's Lālmon Kecchā

Tony K. Stewart

in Fabulous Females and Peerless Pirs: Tales of Mad Adventure in Old Bengal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165296
eISBN:
9780199835461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165292.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Wazir's Daughter Who Married a Sacrificial Goat, a Bengali folk tale translated into English, is presented.


The Unwilting Garland of Faithfulness: Kiṇkara Dāsa's Rambhāvatī Pālā

Tony K. Stewart

in Fabulous Females and Peerless Pirs: Tales of Mad Adventure in Old Bengal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165296
eISBN:
9780199835461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165292.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Unwilting Garland of Faithfulness, a Bengali folk tale translated into English, is presented.


The Fabled Beṅgamā Bird and the Stupid Prince: Kavi Kaṇva's Ākhoṭi Pālā

Tony K. Stewart

in Fabulous Females and Peerless Pirs: Tales of Mad Adventure in Old Bengal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165296
eISBN:
9780199835461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165292.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Fabled Bengamā Bird and the Stupid Prince, a Bengali folk tale translated into English, is presented.


The Disconsolate Yogī Who Turned the Merchant's Wife into a Dog: Dvīja Kavibara's Bāghāmbara Pālā

Tony K. Stewart

in Fabulous Females and Peerless Pirs: Tales of Mad Adventure in Old Bengal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165296
eISBN:
9780199835461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165292.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Disconsolate Yogī Who Turned the Merchant's Wife into a Dog, a Bengali folk tale translated into English, is presented.


The Mother's Son Who Spat up Pearls: Kiṅkara Dāsa's Matilāla Pālā

Tony K. Stewart

in Fabulous Females and Peerless Pirs: Tales of Mad Adventure in Old Bengal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165296
eISBN:
9780199835461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165292.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Mother's Son Who Spat up Pearls, a Bengali folk tale translated into English, is presented.


The Erstwhile Bride and Her Winged Horse: Anonymous Manohara Phāsarā Pālā

Tony K. Stewart

in Fabulous Females and Peerless Pirs: Tales of Mad Adventure in Old Bengal

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195165296
eISBN:
9780199835461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195165292.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The Erstwhile Bride and Her Winged Horse, a Bengali folk tale translated into English, is presented.


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