Feminist fairy tales

by Barbara G. Walker

Publisher: HarperSanFrancisco in San Francisco, CA

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Fairy tales -- Adaptations.,
  • Feminist fiction, American.

Edition Notes

StatementBarbara G. Walker ; illustrations by Laurie Harden.
GenreAdaptations.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3573.A425153 F46 1996
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 244 p. :
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL802773M
ISBN 100062513192, 0062513206
LC Control Number95039219

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“ The Brothers Grimm have nothing on Laura Lane and Ellen Haun. From a woke Sleeping Beauty to a Red Riding Hood fighting wolf-calls, here’s a book of fairy tales not for your children, but for your hilarious girlfriends.

They’re perfect reading for every feminist who longs for a happy ending. Cinderella and the Glass Ceiling is adapted from a hit sketch show called Femme Fairy Tales that ran for a year at UCB in New York City and toured to Los Angeles and Chicago.

The book is written by Laura Lane and Ellen Haun and illustrated by Nicole Miles. ABOUT THE BOOK: You know what. It’s super creepy to kiss a woman who is unconscious. Prominent feminist author Barbara Walker has revamped, retold, and infused with life some of your favorite classic fairy tales.

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In this engaging commentary, the distinguished analyst and author Marie-Louise von Franz shows how the Feminine reveals itself in fairy tales of German, Russian, Scandinavian, and Eskimo origin, including familiar stories such as "Sleeping Beauty," "Snow White and Rose Red," and "Rumpelstiltskin."/5.

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Now, after three decades of provocative criticism and controversy, this book reevaluates the feminist critique of fairy tales. The eleven essays within Fairy Tales and Feminism challenge and rethink conventional wisdom about the fairy-tale heroine and offer new insights into the tales produced by female writers and storytellers.

Paramaditha is known for giving a capricious, feminist twist to gothic ghost and horror stories, and fairy tales. Two covers for Intan Paramaditha’s ‘Apple and Knife’ in Stephen J.

Epstein’s translation. On the left, Brow Books’ edition, in the center, Harvill Secker’s cover; and her ‘Gentayangan’. Fairy Tales and Feminism is the first book since the s to present a comprehensive approach toward analyzing the impact of feminism on all aspects of the literary fairy tale This book will have a great reception.

(Jack Zipes University of Minnesota) This impressively wide-ranging collection of essays builds on the growing recognition by feminist critics of the major role that fairy Cited by: Hag: modern feminist fairytales get a new life Book review: Carolyne Larrington’s vivid anthology of 10 reimagined folktales Prof Carolyne Larrington: stories first published last year as an.

In the large corpus of fairy-tale scholarship since the s, feminist criticism has contributed substantially to analysing, interpreting and evaluating the Grimm tales. At the same time, fairy tales have been rewritten countless times with an explicit or implicit feminist by: 3.

FEMINIST FAIRY TALES By Barbara G. Walker *Excellent Condition*. A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent Rating: % positive. Feminist Fairy Tales is the newest book by feminist writer Barbara G. Walker, author of The Women's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets and The Skeptical Feminist: Discovering the Virgin, Mother and Crone, as well as many other books that centre on goddess and mythical themes.

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Walker, author of numerous feminist works, offers here a collection of 28 fairy tales in which women are the adventurous protagonists, confronting the whims and frailties of humanity and of the.

In the s, feminists focused critical attention on fairy tales and broke the spell that had enchanted readers for centuries. By exposing the role of fairy tales in the cultural struggle over gender, feminism transformed fairy-tale studies and sparked a debate that would change the way society thinks about fairy tales and the words "happily ever after.".

Fairytales and Feminism: “I Don’t Wanna be Like Cinderella” Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Beauty and the Beast – all classic fairytales which have been around for generations, and have appeared in many different retellings.

Nowadays, these stories are owned by the production giant known as Walt Disney Studios, leaving all of the retelling and changes up to their collective discretion.

Hi, I am Josh and I am the producer, panelist, and contributor to Literary Gladiators, which is a Booktube channel. About seven months ago, one of my participants, Kaila, contributed a really informative video about how certain fairy tales from The Grimm Brothers were anti-feminist and gave some great examples as to what she felt was inferior, cruel treatment toward female characters.‎Prominent feminist author Barbara Walker has revamped, retold, and infused with life some of your favorite classic fairy tales.

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