Show and Tell: Sleeping Beauty as Verbal Icon and Seductive Story

@article{Tatr2014ShowAT,
  title={Show and Tell: Sleeping Beauty as Verbal Icon and Seductive Story},
  author={M{\'a}ria Magdolna Tat{\'a}r},
  journal={Marvels \& Tales},
  year={2014},
  volume={28},
  pages={142 - 158}
}
  • M. Tatár
  • Published 2014
  • History, Art
  • Marvels & Tales
Donald Haase has described how “Sleeping Beauty” has an “underlying preoccupation with the creative power of language and storytelling,” but the story, in its various incarnations, has also become an exercise in visualization, giving us instructions on how to construct the image of a beautiful woman, one to be looked at, to use Laura Mulvey’s terminology. Over the centuries a once robust narrative with many twists and turns was edited down by the Brothers Grimm to emphasize the enraptured gaze… Expand

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