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The Irresistible Fairy Tale - a book by Zipes, Jack

The Irresistible Fairy Tale

The Cultural and Social History of a Genre

The Irresistible Fairy Tale( )
Author: Zipes, Jack
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Princeton University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $20.95
Book Description:

If there is one genre that has captured the imagination of people in all walks of life throughout the world, it is the fairy tale. Yet we still have great difficulty understanding how it originated, evolved, and spread--or why so many people cannot resist its appeal, no matter how it changes or what form it takes. In this book, renowned fairy-tale expert Jack Zipes presents a provocative new theory about why fairy tales were created and retold--and why they became such an indelible...
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Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & Mythology
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.279 x 9.165 x 0.79 Inches
Book Weight:0.938 Pounds

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