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Fairy Tale Films: Visions of Ambiguity

By: Greenhill, Pauline (editor) , Sidney Eve Matrix (editor)

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Logan, UT, Utah State University Press: 2010

Seller ID: 1257

ISBN: 0874217814

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket

In this, the first collection of essays to address the development of fairy tale film as a genre, Pauline Greenhill and Sidney Eve Matrix stress, "the mirror of fairy-tale film reflects not so much what its audience members actually are but how they see themselves and their potential to develop (or, likewise, to regress)." As Jack Zipes says further in the foreword, “Folk and fairy tales pervade our lives constantly through television soap operas and commercials, in comic books and cartoons, in school plays and storytelling performances, in our superstitions and prayers for miracles, and in ... View more info