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Into the Woods

Ethan Mordden

in On Sondheim: An Opinionated Guide

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780199394814
eISBN:
9780199394999
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199394814.003.0016
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter is about Into the Woods (1987) which features three interlocking fairytales; it appears to be the richest and most integrated work of the Sondheim-Lapine era. It consists of a ... More


Wives and Daughters (1865)

Patsy Stoneman

in Elizabeth Gaskell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719074479
eISBN:
9781781701188
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719074479.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

Elizabeth Gaskell's last novel, Wives and Daughters (1865), is a critical anomaly. Only Coral Lansbury and Patricia Spacks see that the structure of families and the socialisation of girls is its ... More


“Consumption, was it?”: Joyce and Cannibalism

Thomas Jackson Rice

in Cannibal Joyce

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032191
eISBN:
9780813038810
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032191.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter is not concerned with the recoveries of the repressed to expose cannibalism and the near obsession the mass culture during the twentieth century. This chapter rather looks at James ... More


Courtship in Mid-Heian Writings

Doris G. Bargen

in Mapping Courtship and Kinship in Classical Japan: The Tale of Genji and Its Predecessors

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824851545
eISBN:
9780824868123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824851545.003.0005
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyzes selected courtship scenes in mid-Heian poem tales (uta monogatari), fabricated tales (tsukuri monogatari), random notes (zuihitsu), and diaries (nikki). It also briefly ... More


The Metamorphic Mermaid in Fairy Tales and Feminism

Lucy Ella Rose

in Suffragist Artists in Partnership: Gender, Word and Image

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474421454
eISBN:
9781474444934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474421454.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 7 explores Evelyn’s series of Symbolist paintings based on Hans Christian Andersen’s popular fairytale ‘The Little Mermaid’ in relation to early and more recent feminism, and shows how she ... More


Mississippi Mermaid (1969)

Anne Gillain

in Totally Truffaut: 23 Films for Understanding the Man and the Filmmaker

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2022
ISBN:
9780197536308
eISBN:
9780197536346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197536308.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This film marks Truffaut’s encounter with Catherine Deneuve and the beginning of a relationship that will be imprinted in most of the subsequent films. The different components of this idealized ... More


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