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Consuming Agency in Fairy Tales, Childlore, and Fo... - a book by Honeyman, Susan

Consuming Agency in Fairy Tales, Childlore, and Folkliterature

Consuming Agency in Fairy Tales, Childlore, and Folkliterature( )
Author: Honeyman, Susan
Series title:Routledge Studies in Folklore and Fairy Tales Ser.
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $48.95
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In this book  Honeyman looks at manifestations of youth agency (and representations of agency produced for youth) as depicted in fairy tales, childlore and folk literature, investigating the dynamic of ideological manipulation and independent resistance as it can be read or expressed in bodies, first through social puppetry and then through coercive temptation (our consumption replacing the more obvious strings that bind us). Reading tales like Popeye, Hansel & Gretel, and...
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