ABSTRACT

From Cinderella to comic con to colonialism and more, this companion provides readers with a comprehensive and current guide to the fantastic, uncanny, and wonderful worlds of the fairy tale across media and cultures. It offers a clear, detailed, and expansive overview of contemporary themes and issues throughout the intersections of the fields of fairy-tale studies, media studies, and cultural studies, addressing, among others, issues of reception, audience cultures, ideology, remediation, and adaptation. Examples and case studies are drawn from a wide range of pertinent disciplines and settings, providing thorough, accessible treatment of central topics and specific media from around the globe.

part I|28 pages

Basic Concepts

chapter 1|8 pages

Overview of Basic Concepts

Folklore, Fairy Tale, Culture, and Media
ByJill Terry Rudy

chapter 2|9 pages

Definition and History of Fairy Tales

ByCarl Lindahl

chapter 3|9 pages

Constructing Fairy-Tale Media Forms

Texts, Textures, Contexts
ByVanessa Nunes, Pauline Greenhill

part II|62 pages

Analytical Approaches

chapter 4|9 pages

Formalism

ByJill Terry Rudy

chapter 5|7 pages

Psychology

ByVeronica Schanoes

chapter 6|9 pages

Marxism

ByAndrew Teverson

chapter 7|9 pages

Performance

ByPatricia Sawin, Milbre Burch

chapter 8|9 pages

Feminism

ByAllison Craven

chapter 9|9 pages

Postmodernism

ByCristina Bacchilega

chapter 10|8 pages

Colonialism, Postcolonialism, and Decolonization

ByCristina Bacchilega, Sadhana Naithani

part III|218 pages

Issues

chapter 11|11 pages

Activism

Folktales and Social Justice: When Marvelous Tales From the Oral Tradition Help Rethink and Stir the Present From the Margins
ByVivian Labrie

chapter 12|9 pages

Disability

ByAnn Schmiesing

chapter 13|9 pages

Gender

ByAnne E. Duggan

chapter 14|11 pages

Indigeneity

E Ho‘okikoho‘e iā Pe‘ape‘amakawalu (Digitizing the Eight-Eyed Bat): Indigenous Wonder Tales, Culture, and Media
Byku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui

chapter 15|10 pages

Orientalism

Excavation and Representation: Two Orientalist Modes in Fairy Tales
ByJenny Heijun Wills

part |79 pages

Thematic Issues Raised by Fairy-Tale Media

chapter 16|9 pages

Adaptation and the Fairy-Tale Web

ByCristina Bacchilega

chapter 17|7 pages

Advertising

ByOlivia Weigeldt

chapter 18|10 pages

Convergence Culture

Media Convergence, Convergence Culture, and Communicative Capitalism
ByIda Yoshinaga

chapter 19|7 pages

Crime/Justice

BySue Short

chapter 20|10 pages

Disney Corporation

ByLynda Haas, Shaina Trapedo

chapter 21|8 pages

Hybridity

ByFrancisco Vaz da Silva

chapter 22|9 pages

Intellectual Property

ByJohn Laudun

chapter 23|8 pages

Pornography

ByCatherine Tosenberger

chapter 24|9 pages

Storyworlds/Narratology

ByKatharine Young

part |86 pages

Issues of Intersection with other Study Areas

chapter 25|10 pages

Animal Studies

ByPauline Greenhill, Leah Claire Allen

chapter 26|10 pages

Children’s and Young Adult (YA) Literature

ByAnna Kérchy

chapter 27|7 pages

Fandom/Fan Cultures

ByAnne Kustritz

chapter 28|11 pages

Fat Studies

“Where Everything Round Is Good”: Exploring and Reimagining Fatness in Fairy-Tale Media
ByLauren Bosc

chapter 29|9 pages

Language

ByB. Grantham Aldred

chapter 30|9 pages

Oral Tradition

ByMartin Lovelace

chapter 31|9 pages

Pedagogy

ByClaudia Schwabe

chapter 32|9 pages

Sexualities/Queer and Trans Studies

ByPauline Greenhill

chapter 33|10 pages

Translation

Written Forms
ByKaren Seago

part IV|80 pages

Communicative Media

chapter 34|9 pages

Print

ByWilliam Gray

chapter 35|8 pages

Pictorial

“Such Strange Transformations”: Burne-Jones’s Cinderella and Domestic Technologies
ByMolly Clark Hillard

chapter 36|9 pages

Material Culture

Fairy-Tale Things: Studying Fairy Tales From a Material Culture Perspective
ByMeredith A. Bak

chapter 37|11 pages

Theater

ByJennifer Schacker

chapter 38|9 pages

Photographic

ByMayako Murai

chapter 39|10 pages

Cinematic

ByPauline Greenhill

chapter 40|9 pages

Broadcast

Radio and Television
ByJill Terry Rudy

chapter 41|13 pages

Digital

“Blood and Glitter”: Fairy Tales as Text, Texture, and Context in Digital Media
ByLynne S. McNeill

part V|260 pages

Expressive Genres and Venues

chapter 42|8 pages

Anime and Manga

The Influence of Tale Type 510B on Japanese Manga/Anime
ByBill Ellis

chapter 43|9 pages

Anthologies and Tale Collections

ByJessie Riddle

chapter 44|10 pages

Autobiography

ByMartine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère

chapter 45|8 pages

Blogs and Websites

Narrativizing the Daily “Once Upon a Time”: Re-Envisioning the Fairy-Tale Present With Fairy-Tale Blogs
ByLindsay Brown

chapter 46|9 pages

Chapbooks

ByMaria Kaliambou

chapter 47|8 pages

Children’s Museums

ByNaomi Hamer

chapter 48|8 pages

Children’s Picture Books and Illustrations

ByBalaka Basu

chapter 49|9 pages

Children’s Television

ByJodi McDavid, Ian Brodie

chapter 50|6 pages

Cinema Science Fiction

ByJohn Rieder

chapter 51|8 pages

Classical Music

ByPauline Greenhill, Danishka Esterhazy

chapter 52|9 pages

Comics and Graphic Novels

Fairy-Tale Graphic Narrative
ByEmma Whatman

chapter 53|9 pages

Comic Cons

Fairy-Tale Culture and Comic Conventions: Perpetuating Storytelling Traditions
ByEmma Nelson

chapter 54|9 pages

Contemporary Art

ByAmanda Slack-Smith

chapter 55|7 pages

Criticism

ByVanessa Joosen

chapter 56|7 pages

Fan Fiction

ByAnne Kustritz

chapter 57|10 pages

Fantasy

ByMing-Hsun Lin

chapter 58|7 pages

Food

Sugar-Coated Fairy Tales and the Contemporary Cultures of Consumption
ByNatalia Andrievskikh

chapter 59|7 pages

Horror

BySue Short

chapter 60|9 pages

Mobile Apps

ByCynthia Nugent

chapter 61|8 pages

Music Videos and Pop Music

ByRebecca Hutton, Emma Whatman

chapter 62|9 pages

Musicals

ByJill Terry Rudy

chapter 63|7 pages

Novels

ByChristy Williams

chapter 64|8 pages

Opera

ByPauline Greenhill

chapter 65|10 pages

Poetry

Fairy-Tale Poems: The Winding Path to Illo Tempore
ByMichael Joseph

chapter 66|8 pages

Reality Television

ByVanessa Nunes

chapter 67|9 pages

Romance

The Transmedial Romance of “Beauty and the Beast”
ByTomasz Z. Majkowski, Agata Zarzycka

chapter 68|9 pages

Storytelling

Fairy Tales in Contemporary American and European Storytelling Performance
ByJoseph Sobol, Csenge Virág Zalka

chapter 69|9 pages

Traditional Song

ByPauline Greenhill, Jill Terry Rudy

chapter 70|9 pages

Television Drama

Fairy Tales and American TV Drama
ByMikel J. Koven

chapter 71|8 pages

Video Games

ByEmma Whatman, Victoria Tedeschi

chapter 72|7 pages

Youtube and Internet Video

ByBrittany Warman