The Routledge Companion to Media and Fairy Tale Cultures

From Cinderella to comic con to colonialism and more, this companion provides readers with a comprehensive and current guide to the fantastic, uncanny, and wonderful worlds of the fairy tale across media and cultures.

The Routledge Companion to Media and Fairy Tale Cultures

From Cinderella to comic con to colonialism and more, this companion provides readers with a comprehensive and current guide to the fantastic, uncanny, and wonderful worlds of the fairy tale across media and cultures. It offers a clear, detailed, and expansive overview of contemporary themes and issues throughout the intersections of the fields of fairy-tale studies, media studies, and cultural studies, addressing, among others, issues of reception, audience cultures, ideology, remediation, and adaptation. Examples and case studies are drawn from a wide range of pertinent disciplines and settings, providing thorough, accessible treatment of central topics and specific media from around the globe.

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The Routledge Companion to Media and Fairy-Tale Cultures
Language: en
Pages: 664
Authors: Pauline Greenhill, Jill Terry Rudy, Naomi Hamer, Lauren Bosc
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-28 - Publisher: Routledge

From Cinderella to comic con to colonialism and more, this companion provides readers with a comprehensive and current guide to the fantastic, uncanny, and wonderful worlds of the fairy tale across media and cultures. It offers a clear, detailed, and expansive overview of contemporary themes and issues throughout the intersections
Mapping Fairy-Tale Space
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Christy Williams
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-04-27 - Publisher: Wayne State University Press

Examines how popular fairy tales collapse narrative borders and reimagine the genre for the twenty-first century.
Fairy-Tale TV
Language: en
Pages: 258
Authors: Jill Terry Rudy, Pauline Greenhill
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-07-02 - Publisher: Routledge

This concise and accessible critical introduction examines the world of popular fairy-tale television, tracing how fairy tales and their social and cultural implications manifest within series, television events, anthologies, and episodes, and as freestanding motifs. Providing a model of televisual analysis, Rudy and Greenhill emphasize that fairy-tale longevity in general,
Imagination and Fantasy in the Middle Ages and Early Modern Time
Language: en
Pages: 820
Authors: Albrecht Classen
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-24 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

The notions of other peoples, cultures, and natural conditions have always been determined by the epistemology of imagination and fantasy, providing much freedom and creativity, and yet have also created much fear, anxiety, and horror. In this regard, the pre-modern world demonstrates striking parallels with our own insofar as the
Reality, Magic, and Other Lies
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: Pauline Greenhill
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-10-13 - Publisher: Wayne State University Press

Exploration of fairy-tale movies that blur the line between reality and magic.