Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales, Children, and the Culture Industry

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Psychology Press, 1997 - Fiction - 171 pages
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In "Happily Ever After", Jack Zipes addresses his ongoing concern with the socialization of children, the impact of the fairy tale on children and adults, and the future development of the fairy tale as film. Moving from the 16th century to the present, between different cultures and societies, and from specific analyses and general syntheses, Zipes shows how the genre has come full circle. Illustrations.
 

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I used this book for my thesis project on Disney and Fairy Tales. It was an excellent resource and a useful tool. I would recommend this for a serious scholar of fairy tales. It's a little dry for just light reading. Read full review

Happily ever after: fairy tales, children, and the culture industry

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Zipes (German, Univ. of Minnesota), well known in storytelling and folklore circles for such works as Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion (Routledge, 1985), confronts in this series of essays the ... Read full review

Contents

Of Cats and Men
15
The Rationalization of Abandonment and Abuse
39
Toward a Theory of the FaityTale Film
61
4 Once Upon a Time beyond Disney
89
Lion Kings and the Culture Industry
111
Revisiting Benjamins The Storyteller
129
Notes
143
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Jack Zipes is Professor of German at the University of Minnesota. He is the author of Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion, Don't Bet on the Prince and Creative Storytelling, all published by Routledge.

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