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The Cambridge Companion To Fairy Tales

Author : Maria Tatar
ISBN : 9781107031012
Genre : Literary Criticism
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An international team of scholars explores the historical origins, cultural dissemination and continuing literary and psychological power of fairy tales.

The Cambridge Companion To Fantasy Literature

Author : Edward James
ISBN : 9780521429597
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Examines the history of fantasy literature from its origins during the Enlightenment to the present, discussing its major themes and codes, writing and reading strategies, subgenres, and noteworthy writers.

The Cambridge Companion To Shakespeare And Popular Culture

Author : Robert Shaughnessy
ISBN : 9780521844291
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A collection of essays on Shakespeare's life and works in popular forms and media, first published in 2007.

The Cambridge Companion To Children S Literature

Author : M. O. Grenby
ISBN : 9781139828048
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Some of the most innovative and spell-binding literature has been written for young people, but only recently has academic study embraced its range and complexity. This Companion offers a state-of-the-subject survey of English-language children's literature from the seventeenth century to the present. With discussions ranging from eighteenth-century moral tales to modern fantasies by J. K. Rowling and Philip Pullman, the Companion illuminates acknowledged classics and many more neglected works. Its unique structure means that equal consideration can be given to both texts and contexts. Some chapters analyse key themes and major genres, including humour, poetry, school stories, and picture books. Others explore the sociological dimensions of children's literature and the impact of publishing practices. Written by leading scholars from around the world, this Companion will be essential reading for all students and scholars of children's literature, offering original readings and new research that reflects the latest developments in the field.

A Therapist S Guide To Mapping The Girl Heroine S Journey In Sandplay

Author : Rosalind Heiko
ISBN : 9781538116609
Genre : Psychology
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This book provides an understanding of the aspects of mapping the girl’s journey towards self-confidence, mastery, and behavioral competence in sandplay for both new and seasoned practitioners. Two clinical case studies, a compelling heroine’s tale, and experiential exercises illustrate and complement the mandala mapping practice therapeutically.

Filming John Fowles

Author : James Aubrey
ISBN : 9781476622309
Genre : Literary Criticism
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John Fowles wrote five compelling stories later made into motion pictures. This book examines for the first time the film and video adaptations of these stories, as well as Fowles’s role in adapting his literary genius to visual media. Besides his authorship of the screenplay for The Magus (1968), Fowles was an uncredited contributor to The Collector (1965) and The French Lieutenant’s Woman (1971), and to the British television adaptations The Ebony Tower and The Enigma. His unpublished short story “The Last Chapter” was adapted as a theatrical short film satirizing the James Bond novels. Few are aware that the 1997 thriller The Game was a brilliant adaptation of The Magus, or that Fowles himself acted out scenes from that novel for a Greek television documentary. This book gives deserved recognition to John Fowles as a contributor to cinema, a medium he both loved and distrusted, where his stories acquired vivid alternative lives.

Es War Einmal

Author : Max Lüthi
ISBN : 9783525208571
Genre : History
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Max Lüthi zeigt uns, dass das Volksmärchen kein isoliertes und kurioses Phänomen, sondern ein spezifischer Bestandteil der gesamten menschlichen Kultur und Hochliteratur ist. "Kein anderer Forscher hat die Verbindungen der Märchenforschung mit der Literaturwissenschaft wieder so eng geknüpft wie er. Vor allem versteht Lüthi, jeden auch noch so einfachen Text nach seinen Leitworten zu befragen und so zu einer wesentlichen Aussage zu gelangen." (Lutz Röhrich). Dennoch wird der Lesegenuss weder durch übertriebene Wissenschaftlichkeit noch durch überspitzte Interpretationen getrübt. Ein Buch, das nicht nur Märchenkenner mitreißen wird.

Das Erwachen

Author : Kate Chopin
ISBN : 3942374005
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The Cambridge Companion To Medieval French Literature

Author : Simon Gaunt
ISBN : 1139827871
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Medieval French literature encompasses 450 years of literary output in Old and Middle French, mostly produced in Northern France and England. These texts, including courtly lyrics, prose and verse romances, dits amoureux and plays, proved hugely influential for other European literary traditions in the medieval period and beyond. This Companion offers a wide-ranging and stimulating guide to literature composed in medieval French from its beginnings in the ninth century until the Renaissance. The essays are grounded in detailed analysis of canonical texts and authors such as the Chanson de Roland, the Roman de la Rose, Villon's Testament, Chrétien de Troyes, Machaut, Christine de Pisan and the Tristan romances. Featuring a chronology and suggestions for further reading, this is the ideal companion for students and scholars in other fields wishing to discover the riches of the French medieval tradition.

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