Fairy Godfather: Straparola, Venice, and the Fairy Tale Tradition

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University of Pennsylvania Press, 14 okt. 2002 - 156 pagina's

"Fairy Godfather: Straparola, Venice, and the Fairy Tale Tradition makes the case that the fairy tale, far from rising from the ground as a rural folk tradition, was invented by a city-bound sixteenth-century Italian literary hack, Zoan Francesco Straparola."—Adam Gopnik, New Yorker

 

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Inhoudsopgave

Introduction
1
Restoration and Rise
5
Ragged Poverty and the Promise of Magic
28
A Possible Biography for Zoan Francesco Straparola Da Caravaggio
45
Straparola at his Desk
82
Straparolas Little Books and their Lasting Legacy
120
Notes
133
Bibliography
141
Index
151
Acknowledgments
155
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Over de auteur (2002)

Ruth B. Bottigheimer teaches in the Department of Comparative Literature, State University of New York at Stony Brook. She is the author also of Fairy Tales and Society: Illusion, Allusion, and Paradigm.

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