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The Victorian Press and the Fairy Tale

  • Fester Einband
  • 254 Seiten
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Beschreibung

This book offers a new history of the fairy tale, revealing the creative role of periodical publication in shaping this popular genre. Sumpter explores the fairy tale's reinvention for (and by) diverse readerships in unexpected contexts, including debates over evolution, colonialism, socialism, gender and sexuality and decadence.

Autorentext

CAROLINE SUMPTER is Lecturer in English at Queen's University, Belfast, UK.



Inhalt

List of Illustrations Acknowledgements Serializing Scheherazade: An Alternative History of the Fairy Tale Myths of Origin: Folktale Scholarship and Fictional Invention in Magazines for Children Science and Superstition, Realism and Romance: Fairy Tale and Fantasy in the Adult Shilling Monthly 'I wonder were the fairies Socialists?': The Politics of the Fairy Tale in the 1890s Labour Press 'All art is once surface and symbol': Fairy Tales and the Fin-de-Sicle Little Magazines Conclusion: Myth in the Marketplace Notes Bibliography Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: The Victorian Press and the Fairy Tale
Autor:
EAN: 9780230518056
ISBN: 978-0-230-51805-6
Format: Fester Einband
Genre: Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften
Anzahl Seiten: 254
Gewicht: 490g
Größe: H216mm x B216mm x T138mm
Jahr: 2008
Auflage: 2008
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