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    DescriptionThis is a critical examination of the writers of the late 20th - early 21st centuries whose re-inventions of the literary fairy tale mirror the social, political, and cultural climate of the age. Sixteen essays consider fairy tales recreated through contemporary short stories, novels, poetry, and the graphic novel from both best-selling and lesser-known writers. The essays apply a variety of theoretical perspectives, including postmodernism, psychoanalysis, Marxism, feminism, structuralism, queer theory and gender studies.


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    Title
    Fairy Tales Reimagined
    Subtitle
    Essays on New Retellings
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Susan Redington Bobby, Foreword by Kate Bernheimer
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 248
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 226 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 363 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780786441150
    ISBN 10: 0786441151
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25710
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DSBH
    DC22: 398.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    BISAC V2.8: LIT000000, SOC011000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 495
    BISAC V2.8: LCO010000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 88
    B&T Approval Code: A23150000
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: GR550 .F284 2009
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JBGB, DSBH
    Illustrations note
    notes, bibliography, index
    Publisher
    McFarland & Co Inc
    Imprint name
    McFarland & Co Inc
    Publication date
    01 October 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Jefferson, NC
    Author Information
    Susan Redington Bobby, assistant professor of English at Wesley College in Dover Delaware, specializes in teaching classic and contemporary fairy tales and adolescent literature. She has published an article about Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials in The Looking Glass: An Online Children's Literature Journal. Bobby has presented papers on Pullman's work at both Northeast Modern Language Association and Popular Culture Association conferences, chairing the NEMLA panel "Fairy Tale Visions and (Re) Visions."