The Victorian Press And The Fairy Tale

Author: Caroline Sumpter
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
ISBN: 9780230518056
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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.

Cracking The Ap English Language Composition Exam 2018 Edition

Author: Princeton Review
Publisher: Princeton Review
ISBN: 1524710415
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP English Language & Composition Exam with this comprehensive study guide—including 2 full-length practice tests, thorough content reviews, access to our AP Connect online portal, and targeted strategies for every section of the exam. This eBook edition has been optimized for on-screen reading with cross-linked questions, answers, and explanations. Written by Princeton Review experts who know their way around an essay, Cracking the AP English Language & Composition Exam arms you with: Techniques That Actually Work. • Tried-and-true strategies to help you avoid traps and beat the test • Tips for pacing yourself and guessing logically • Essential tactics to help you work smarter, not harder Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score. • Thorough coverage of the synthesis, rhetorical analysis, and argument essays • Focused review of key literary devices and rhetorical modes • Engaging activities to help you critically assess your progress • Access to AP Connect, our online portal for helpful pre-college information and exam updates Practice That Takes You to Excellence. • 2 full-length practice tests with detailed answer explanations and scoring worksheets • Pacing drills to help you maximize points • Sample student essays scored at different levels

Snow White First Edition

Author: Jacob Grimm
Publisher: Blackdown Publications
ISBN:
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“Mirror, mirror on the wall, Who is the fairest one of all?” Undoubtedly the most famous of the Brothers Grimm fairytales, Snow White is the story of a girl - as white as snow, as red as blood, and as black as ebony - who is the victim of her mother, the jealous Queen, but with the help of seven dwarfs she just might be able to live happily ever after... In this new translation, the author brings back to life the original version of ‘Snow White’, from the first edition of the Brothers Grimm’s ‘Children and Household Tales’, for an English readership. [Folklore Type: ATU-709 (Snow White)]

The Irresistible Fairy Tale

Author: Jack Zipes
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 0691153388
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If there is one genre that has captured the imagination of people in all walks of life throughout the world, it is the fairy tale. Yet we still have great difficulty understanding how it originated, evolved, and spread--or why so many people cannot resist its appeal, no matter how it changes or what form it takes. In this book, renowned fairy-tale expert Jack Zipes presents a provocative new theory about why fairy tales were created and retold--and why they became such an indelible and infinitely adaptable part of cultures around the world. Drawing on cognitive science, evolutionary theory, anthropology, psychology, literary theory, and other fields, Zipes presents a nuanced argument about how fairy tales originated in ancient oral cultures, how they evolved through the rise of literary culture and print, and how, in our own time, they continue to change through their adaptation in an ever-growing variety of media. In making his case, Zipes considers a wide range of fascinating examples, including fairy tales told, collected, and written by women in the nineteenth century; Catherine Breillat's film adaptation of Perrault's "Bluebeard"; and contemporary fairy-tale drawings, paintings, sculptures, and photographs that critique canonical print versions. While we may never be able to fully explain fairy tales, The Irresistible Fairy Tale provides a powerful theory of how and why they evolved--and why we still use them to make meaning of our lives.

Telling Tales

Author: David Blamires
Publisher: Open Book Publishers
ISBN: 1906924090
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Germany has had a profound influence on English stories for children. The Brothers Grimm, The Swiss Family Robinson and Johanna Spyri's Heidi quickly became classics but, as David Blamires clearly articulates in this volume, many other works have been fundamental in the development of English chilren's stories during the 19th Centuary and beyond. Telling Tales is the first comprehensive study of the impact of Germany on English children's books, covering the period from 1780 to the First World War. Beginning with The Adventures of Baron Munchausen, moving through the classics and including many other collections of fairytales and legends (Musaus, Wilhelm Hauff, Bechstein, Brentano) Telling Tales covers a wealth of translated and adapted material in a large variety of forms, and pays detailed attention to the problems of translation and adaptation of texts for children. In addition, Telling Tales considers educational works (Campe and Salzmann), moral and religious tales (Carove, Schmid and Barth), historical tales, adventure stories and picture books (including Wilhelm Busch's Max and Moritz) together with an analysis of what British children learnt through textbooks about Germany as a country and its variegated history, particularly in times of war.

Out Of The Woods

Author: Nancy L. Canepa
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 9780814326879
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Out of the Woods studies the birth and early evolution of the literary fairy tale in Italy and France in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, from the early Italian collections (Straparola and Basile), through the "first wave" of fairy tale production in the France of Louis XIV (Perrault and d'Aulnoy), up to later eighteenth-century manipulations and transformations (Hamilton, Gozzi, Casanova). The tales analyzed here were appropriated from the oral tradition and transformed by professional men and women of letters into sophisticated literary creations for an elite audience of court and salon frequenters. Thus, far from being minor works or "entertainment for little ones," these fantastic tales contributed to an interrogation and revision of the cultural history of their times, offering new paradigms of narrative representation and social interaction.

The Fairytale And Plot Structure

Author: Terence Patrick Murphy
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137547081
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This book offers a detailed exploration of the plot genotype, the functional structure behind the plots of classical fairy tales. By understanding how plot genotypes are used, the reader or creative writer will obtain a much better understanding of many other types of fiction, including short stories, dramatic texts and Hollywood screenplays.

Diccionario Bilingue Cambridge Spanish English Paperback Compact Edition

Author: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9788483234822
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A Spanish-English bilingual dictionary specifically written to meet the needs of Spanish learners of English. The best bilingual dictionary of Spanish and English for beginner to upper-intermediate learners. It has been especially written to meet the needs of Spanish speakers learning English and includes over 110,000 headwords and phrases, as well as a wealth of information geared specifically to enhance understanding and improve communication skills in English. It includes extensive notes highlighting the most common mistakes made by Hispanic learners (informed by the Cambridge Learner Corpus). The grammar boxes concentrate on the most difficult and problematic aspects of learning English.