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Postmodern Reinterpretations of Fairy Tales : How Applying New Methods Generates New Meanings - Anna Kerchy

Postmodern Reinterpretations of Fairy Tales

How Applying New Methods Generates New Meanings

By: Anna Kerchy (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 15th May 2011
ISBN: 9780773415195
Number Of Pages: 520

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The essays analyze the intersectino of fairy tale, fantasy and reality in postmodern artistic texts using cutting-edge trends, showing fairy-tale and fantasy to be omnipresent. Also, the authors note the transformation of both the reader-writer relationship and epistemological and ontological considerations by new technologies and emerging subgenres.

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"...the volume includes essays that present exploratory discussions of modern-day reinventions of the fairy tale and fantasy from a variety of perspectives that draw on emergent critical discourses..." (Prof. Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochere)"

List of Illustrations; Foreword by Prof. Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochere; Preface; SECTION 1: NEW MEDIA LITERACY; Hyperread. Repurposing Children's Literature and Digital Storytelling; SECTION 2: EMERGING GENRES; Urban Fantasy; SECTION 3: REWRITING MYTH; The Interaction of Literature and Criticism. Feminist Imagination, Challenging the Canon; SECTION 4: RE-IMAGINING THE BODY; Body-Theatrical Performance; SECTION 5: CREATING FICTIONAL REALITIES; Ludic Simulations in the Virtual Reality of Computer Games; SECTION 6: NARRATOLOGICAL NOVELTIES; Transmedial Narratology, Representations of Race and Gender; List of Contributors; Index.

ISBN: 9780773415195
ISBN-10: 077341519X
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 520
Published: 15th May 2011
Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 16.51  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 0.98

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