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YOURS, MINE, OR OURS? PERRAULT, THE BROTHERS GRIMM, AND THE OWNERSHIP OF FAIRY TALES
In 1944 W.H. Auden decreed that Grimms' fairy tales are "among the few indispensable, common-property books upon which Western culture can be founded. ... [IJt is hardly too much to say that these
Fairy Tales and Feminism: New Approaches
In the 1970s, feminists focused critical attention on fairy tales and broke the spell that had enchanted readers for centuries. By exposing the role of fairy tales in the cultural struggle over
The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Folktales and Fairy Tales
V. 1. A-F -- Guide to Tale-Type, Motif, Migratory Legend, and Ballad References Used in the Entries -- Guide to Related Topics -- Introduction -- Aarne, Antti (1867-1925) -- Adaptation -- Advertising
Decolonizing Fairy-Tale Studies
This article focuses initially on new empirical research that deliberately utilizes folktales and fairy tales to make broader claims for the scientific method and to advocate for the application of
Kiss and Tell : Orality, Narrative, and the Power of Words in “ Sleeping Beauty ”
The metafictional nature of the Sleeping Beauty tale has gone largely unappreciated. Underlying the story’s obvious themes and motifs – birth, death/sleep, rebirth – and complicating its gender
The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales (review)
The Hard Facts of the Grimms' Fairy Tales. By Maria Tatar. Expanded second edition. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2003. xxxvi + 325 pp. The fairy-tale scholarship that emerged in the 1970s
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