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by Gail de Vos,Anna E. Altmann

Category: Social Sciences
Subcategory: Political books
Author: Gail de Vos,Anna E. Altmann
ISBN: 1563088312
ISBN13: 978-1563088315
Language: English
Publisher: Libraries Unlimited; Annotated edition edition (October 15, 2001)
Pages: 296
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Then there are the television ads for the Ford Windstar. One shows the three little pigs hustling into the vehicle and slamming the doors on the big bad wolf. Another has Grandma pulling up in her Ford in the nick of time to save Little Red Riding Hood. Folktales are common currency in today's adult world, not only in the allusive or parodic snippets I've just cited from mass media, but in films, television programs, poems, novels, short stories, stage musicals, operas, and ballet. We're in the middle of a folktale boom, and the new versions come in all shapes and in all types of media.

Altmann and de Vos are back with more great ideas for exploring contemporary reworkings of classic folk and fairy tales that appeal to teen readers. If you loved New Tales for Old (Libraries Unlimited, 1999), this new work will be sure to please. INSIDE: Beauty and the Beast, Jack and the Beanstalk, Tam Lin, Thomas the Rhymer, and five fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen.

The unique contribution of New Tales for Old is the listing and discussion of a wide range of contemporary adaptations-movies, novels, operas, poetry, short stories, picture books, and Internet resources based on eight folktales: "Cinderella," "The Frog King," "Hansel and Gretel," "Little Re. .

The unique contribution of New Tales for Old is the listing and discussion of a wide range of contemporary adaptations-movies, novels, operas, poetry, short stories, picture books, and Internet resources based on eight folktales: "Cinderella," "The Frog King," "Hansel and Gretel," "Little Red Riding Hood," "Rapunzel," "Rumpelstiltskin," "Sleeping Beauty," and "Snow White

by Anna E. Altmann (Author), Gail de Vos (Author). The works of Jack Zipes and Peter and Iona Opie cover some of the same topics, yet de Vos and Altmann provide a feast for fans of folklore and for storytellers.

by Anna E. An excellent resource.

Tales, Then and Now focuses on tales excluded from that previous work because they are primarily literary in origin, although some have moved from print into the oral tradition and others had oral roots before being cast into literary form

Tales, Then and Now focuses on tales excluded from that previous work because they are primarily literary in origin, although some have moved from print into the oral tradition and others had oral roots before being cast into literary form. The division between these categories blurs at times but, for the most part, it works. The essential requirement is that the tale must have generated enough literary that are more radically changed than simple retellings" (xvii)-to warrant in-depth analysis.

Tales, Then and Now: More Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults. Anna E. Altmann, Gail de Vos. 1022 Kb. New Tales for Old: Folktales As Literary Fictions for Young Adults. Gail de Vos, Anna E. Altmann. 2001. Altmann and de Vos are back with more great ideas for exploring contemporary reworkings of classic folk and fairy tales that appeal to teen readers. If you loved New Tales for Old (Librarie. More).

Altmann and de Vos are back with more great ideas for exploring contemporary reworkings of classic folk and fairy tales that appeal to teen readers. If you loved New Tales for Old (Libraries Unlimited, 1999), this new work will be sure to please. Following the same format, each story includes tale type numbers, motifs, and lists of reworkings arranged by genre, and suggestions for classroom extensions. INSIDE: Beauty and the Beast, Jack and the Beanstalk, Tam Lin, Thomas the Rhymer, and five fairy tales by Hans Christian Andersen.

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