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The fairy story has develop into one of many dominant cultural varieties and genres across the world, thank you largely to its many manifestations on reveal. but the heritage and relevance of the fairy-tale movie have principally been ignored. during this follow-up to Jack Zipes’s award-winning booklet The Enchanted Screen (2011), Fairy-Tale motion pictures past Disney offers the 1st book-length multinational, multidisciplinary exploration of fairy-tale cinema. Bringing jointly twenty-three of the world’s most sensible fairy-tale students to investigate the large scope of those motion pictures, Zipes and associates Pauline Greenhill and Kendra Magnus-Johnston current views on movie from everything of the globe, from Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away, to Jan Švankmajer’s Alice, to the transnational diversifications of 1001 Nights and Hans Christian Andersen.

Contributors discover filmic traditions in each one quarter not just from their various cultural backgrounds, yet from more than a few educational fields, together with felony justice stories, schooling, movie stories, folkloristics, gender stories, and literary reviews. Fairy-Tale movies past Disney offers readers a chance to discover the intersections, disparities, historic and nationwide contexts of its topic, and to additional delight in what has turn into an undeniably worldwide phenomenon.

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