Consuming Agency in Fairy Tales, Childlore, and Folkliterature
|Series title:||Routledge Studies in Folklore and Fairy Tales Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Book Format:||Paperback|
|List Price:||USD $48.95|
| Book Description: |
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...