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Title Postmodern reinterpretations of fairy tales [electronic resource] : how applying new methods generates new meanings / edited by Anna Kerchy ; with a foreword by Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère.
Published Lewiston, N.Y. : Edwin Mellen Press, 2011.
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 Electronic Book  PR888.F27 P67 2011eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (502 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Hyperread : repurposing children's literature and digital storytelling / Dorothy G. Clarke -- Solon des Fees : Cyber salon: re-coding the commodified fairy tale / Helen Pilinovsky -- Imagining the fairy tale : production design in Neil Jordan's The company of wolves and Ridley Scott's Legend / Andrea Wright -- Having a ball : intertextuality and the performance of feminine identity in a Maguy Marin's dance work, Cinderella / Dorothy Morrissey -- King rat to Coraline : faerie and fairy tale in British urban fantasy / Adam Zolkover -- Steampunk : technofantasies in a neo-victorian retrofuture / Mike Perschon -- Postmodern fantasies of salvation : interfacing forensic crime fiction and fairy tale in Tim Burton's Corpse bride / Ingrida Povidisa and Anna Kerchy -- The intermedial/inter-authorial dynamics of text/image in Rikki Ducornet's The one marvelous thing decorated by T. Motley / Michelle Ryan-Sautour -- Re-envisioning of fairy tales in contemporary Japanese art : the post-feminist aesthetics of the grotesque-cute guru-kawaii / Mayako Murai -- Reclaiming the lost code : feminist imaginations of the fairy-tale genesis : Olga Broumas's and Nicole Cooley's revisions / Vanessa Joosen -- Anti-fairy tale and the demythologizing business in Jan Campion's The piano / David Calvin -- Monsters beneath the skin : Angela Carter's "The courtship of Mr. Lyon" as a palimpsest in Snow Patrol's "Absolute gravity" / Andrea Schutz -- Bella and her beastly choices : exploring the fairy tale in the Twilight phenomenon / Natalie Robinson -- From Shakespeare to Carter : metamorphic interplay in Angela Carter's pornographic fantasy : "Ouverture and incidental music for a midsummer night's dream" / Sabine Coelsch-Foisner -- Postmodern fantasies of corporeality : identity and visual agency in postmodern anatomy theaters / Attila Kiss -- Monstrous skins and hybrid identities in Catherynne M. Valente's The orphan tales / Jeana Jorgensen -- Cyborg children, illuminous rabbits, snowman : Margaret Atwood's Oryx and crake and The year of the flood as speculative fiction / Katarina Labudova -- Fairy tale fashionista : Angela Carter dresses wolf-Alice / Susan Small -- Adventure games in the faerian machine : fairy tales in ludic environments / Peter Kristof Makai -- "Where we can dream ourselves into being" : science-fictional fairylands as transitional sites to post- or trans- humanity / Sarah Herba -- Fictitious fairy-stories : writing a fictitious character in Lord of the rings / Gergely Nagy -- "Cover your eyes and count to a hundred" : Freud's Uncanny and Guillermo del Toro's Pan's labyrinth / Jacqueline Ford -- A transmedial narratological reading of racialized and colonial sexual fantasies in the libertarian feminist graphic novel, Alan Moore and Melinda Gebbie's Lost girls / Ida Yoshinaga -- (Re-)reading (post-) surrealism through Dorothea Tanning's Chasm : the femme-enfant tears through the text / Catriona Fay McAra -- Dancing in worn slippers : narration, affect and subversion in Jeanette Winterson's "Story of the twelve dancing princesses" / Caroline Webb -- A corpusemiotical interpretation of a postmodern Alice tale : embodied nonsense in Terry Gillam's Tideland / Anna Kerchy.
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Summary These essays analyze the intersection of fairy tale, fantasy and reality in postmodern artistic texts. The editor underscores the transformation of both the reader-writer relationship and epistemological and ontological considerations by new technologies and emerging subgenres.
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Subject English fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Fairy tales in literature.
Fairy tales -- Adaptations -- History and criticism.
Fairy tales in art.
Fantasy films -- History and criticism.
Animated films -- History and criticism.
Related Names Kerchy, Anna.
Additional Format Print version: Kérchy, Anna Postmodern Reinterpretations of Fairy Tales : How Applying New Methods Generates New Meanings Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press,c2011 9780773415195
ISBN 9780773411623 (electronic bk.)
0773411623 (electronic bk.)
OCLC number 797917346