Routledge Companion to Fairy-Tale Cultures and Media

Routledge Companion to Fairy-Tale Cultures and Media

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The Routledge Companion to Fairy-Tale Media and Cultures provides readers with a comprehensive and current guide to the fantastic, dark, 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, addresing, 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, and thus, interested readers with little or no training in cultural studies, folklore studies, or media studies will find here succinct, relevant analysis and explanations. Leading international scholars will ensure thorough, accessible treatment of central topics and specific media from around the globe.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 500 pages
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 113894615X
  • 9781138946156

About Author Pauline Greenhill

Pauline Greenhill is Professor of Women s and Gender Studies at the University of Winnipeg. Her recent books include "Channeling Wonder: Fairy Tales on Television" (Jill Terry Rudy, co-editor, Wayne State University Press, 2014), "Unsettling Assumptions: Tradition, Gender, Drag" (Diane Tye, co-editor, Utah State University Press, 2014); "Transgressive Tales: Queering the Grimms "(Kay Turner, co-editor, Wayne State University Press, 2012); "Make The Night Hideous": " Four English-Canadian Charivaris "(University of Toronto Press, 2010); "Fairy Tale Films: Visions of Ambiguity" (Sidney Eve Matrix, co-editor, Utah State University Press, 2010), and "The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Women s Folklore and Folklife" (Liz Locke and Theresa Vaughan, co-editors, Greenwood, 2009). She is co-editing, with Jack Zipes and Kendra Magnus-Johnston, "Fairy-Tale Films Beyond Disney: International Perspectives" (forthcoming Routledge), and is co-creator with them of the International Fairy-Tale Filmography Online (iftf.uwinnipeg.ca). Jill Terry Rudy is Associate Professor of English at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA. She edited "The Marrow of Human Experience: Essays in Folklore," by William A. Wilson (Utah State University Press, 2006) and co-edited with Pauline Greenhill "Channeling Wonder: Fairy Tales on Television" (Wayne State University Press, 2014). She also co-directs the Fairy Tale Teleography and Visualizations digital humanities project at fttv.byu.edu, fairytales.byu.edu, and Facebook page, BYU Fairy Tales. Naomi Hamer is Assistant Professor in the Department of English, University of Winnipeg, affiliated with the Centre for Research in Young People s Texts and Cultures. She completed her doctorate, on the cross-media literacies of tween girls, at the Institute of Education, University College London, United Kingdom. Her most recent publication is "Re-mixing The Chronicles of Narnia: The reimagining of Lucy Pevensie through film franchise text and digital cultures" in "Children s Film in the Digital Age: Essays on Audience, Adaptation and Consumer Culture" (2014)."show more