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The Enchanted Screen

by Jack Zipes

The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films offers readers a long overdue, comprehensive look at the rich history of fairy tales and their influence on film, complete with the inclusion of...


Breaking the Magic Spell: Radical Theories of Folk and Fairy Tales

by Jack Zipes

This revised, expanded, and updated edition of the 1979 landmark Breaking the Magic Spell examines the enduring power of fairy tales and the ways they invade our subjective world. In seven provocative essays,...


Hans Christian Andersen: The Misunderstood Storyteller

by Jack Zipes

The 2005 bicentenary of Hans Christian Andersen's birth is an opportunity to re-evaluate the achievement of one of the great figures of the fairy tale and storytelling tradition, a beloved writer famous for...


Don't Bet on the Prince: Contemporary Feminist Fairy Tales in North America and England

by Jack Zipes

First published in 1987. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Sticks and Stones: The Troublesome Success of Children's Literature from Slovenly Peter to Harry Potter

by Jack Zipes

First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Creative Storytelling: Building Community/Changing Lives

by Jack Zipes

First Published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Why Fairy Tales Stick: The Evolution and Relevance of a Genre

by Jack Zipes

 Jack Zipes explores the question of why some fairy tales "work" and others don't; why the fairy tale is uniquely capable of getting under the skin of culture and staying there. Why, in other words, fairy tales...


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

When Dreams Came True: Classical Fairy Tales and Their Tradition

by Jack Zipes

First Published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Fairy Tale as Myth/Myth as Fairy Tale

by Jack Zipes

" Explores the historical rise of the literary fairy tale as genre in the late seventeenth century. In his examinations of key classical fairy tales, Zipes traces their unique metamorphoses in history with stunning...


Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion

by Jack Zipes

The fairy tale may be one of the most important cultural and social influences on children's lives. But until Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion, little attention had been paid to the ways in which the writers...


When Dreams Came True: Classical Fairy Tales and Their Tradition

by Jack Zipes

For centuries fairy tales have been a powerful mode of passing cultural values onto our children, and for many these stories delight and haunt us from cradle to grave. But how have these stories become so powerful...


The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm All-New Third Edition

by Jack Zipes

The Complete Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

Perhaps no other stories possess as much power to enchant, delight, and surprise as those penned by the immortal Brothers Grimm. Now, in the new, expanded third...


Breaking the Magic Spell: Radical Theories of Folk and Fairy Tales

by Jack Zipes

This revised, expanded, and updated edition of the 1979 landmark Breaking the Magic Spell examines the enduring power of fairy tales and the ways they invade our subjective world. In seven provocative essays,...


The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre

by Jack Zipes

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,...


Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion

by Jack Zipes

The fairy tale is arguably one of the most important cultural and social influences on children's lives. But until the first publication of Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion, little attention had been paid...