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Author Zipes, Jack, 1937-

Title When dreams came true : classical fairy tales and their tradition / Jack Zipes
Published New York : Routledge, 1999


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 MELB  398.2109 Zip/Wdc  AVAILABLE
Description x, 238 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents Spells of enchantment: an overview of the history of fairy tales. -- The rise of the French fairy tale and the decline of France. -- The splendor of the Arabian nights. -- Once there were two brothers named Grimm. -- Hans Christian Andersen and the discourse of the dominated. -- The flowering of the fairy tale in Victorian England. -- Oscar Wilde's tales of illumination. -- Carlo Collodi's Pinocchio as tragic-comic fairy tale. -- Frank Stockton, American pioneer of fairy tales. -- L. Frank Baum and the utopian spirit of Oz. -- Hermann Hesse's fairy tales and the pursuit of home
Summary Explains the social life of the fairy tale from the sixteenth century into the twentieth - Shows how authors used the genre to articulate personal desires and political views - Demonstrates the role that the fairy tale has assumed in the civilizing process - Arabian nights - Brothers Grimm - Hans Christian Andersen - Pinocchio - L. Frank Baum_____________
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-221) and index
Subject Fairy tales -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
LC no. 98006764
ISBN 0415921511 paperback alkaline paper
0415921503 hardback alkaline paper