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Title Out of the woods : the origins of the literary fairy tale in Italy and France / Nancy L. Canepa, editor ; introduction by Nancy L. Canepa and Antonella Ansani.

Published Detroit : Wayne State University Press, c1997.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  843.409 OUT    AVAILABLE
Physical description 363 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Nancy L. Canepa and Antonella Ansani -- I. The Rebirth of a Genre: The Creation of the Literary Fairy Tale in the Seventeenth Century. 1. "Quanto 'nc'e da cca a lo luoco dove aggio da ire?": Giambattista Basile's Quest for the Literary Fairy Tale / Nancy L. Canepa. 2. Beauty and the Hag: Appearance and Reality in Basile's Lo cunto de li cunti / Antonella Ansani. 3. Perrault's Contes: An Irregular Pearl of Classical Literature / Claire-Lise Malarte-Feldman -- II. From Genre to Gender and Ideology. 4. Marvelous Realities: Reading the Merveilleux in the Seventeenth-Century French Fairy Tale / Lewis C. Seifert. 5. Fairy Tales about Fairy Tales: Notes on Canon Formation / Elizabeth W. Harries. 6. Of Cats and Men: Framing the Civilizing Discourse of the Fairy Tale / Jack Zipes. 7. Reflections on the Monarchy in d'Aulnoy's Belle-Belle ou le chevalier Fortune / Adrienne E. Zuerner -- III. Eighteenth-Century Parodies and Transformations of the Fairy Tale.
8. Fractured Fairy Tales: Parodies for the Salon and Foire / Mary Louise Ennis. 9. The Reactionary Imagination: Ideology and the Form of the Fairy Tale in Gozzi's Il re cervo [The King Stag] / Ted Emery. 10. "Lecteur, ne vous allarmez pas" [Reader, be not afraid]: Giacomo Casanova and Reading the Fantastic / Cynthia C. Craig. 11. Little Red Riding Hood as Fairy Tale, Fait-divers, and Children's Literature: The Invention of a Traditional Heritage / Catherine Velay-Vallantin.
Other author Canepa, Nancy L., 1957-
Subject Romance literature -- History and criticism.
Fairy tales -- France -- History and criticism.
Fairy tales -- Italy -- History and criticism.
ISBN 0814326889 (pbk. : alk. paper)