Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Language and Gender in the Fairy Tale Tradition: A Linguistic Analysis of Old and New Story-telling” as Want to Read:
Language and Gender in the Fairy Tale Tradition: A Linguistic Analysis of Old and New Story-telling
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Language and Gender in the Fairy Tale Tradition: A Linguistic Analysis of Old and New Story-telling

4.67  ·  Rating Details  ·  3 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Much research has been done on the social messages conveyed to children reading or listening to fairy tales. In this highly original study, the emphasis shifts from content to linguistic expression. The language and linguistic organization of a dozen versions, old and new, of the Little Red Riding Hood story are analyzed using a variety of theoretical approaches, including ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published December 5th 2003 by Palgrave Macmillan
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Language and Gender in the Fairy Tale Tradition, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Language and Gender in the Fairy Tale Tradition

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-24 of 24)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Nojood Alsudairi
Feb 08, 2008 Nojood Alsudairi rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Nadia
Shelves: non-fiction
I never thought that Red Riding Hood had many virsions across history. The indications of change gender wise it carries is amazing. A great study of language and gender. Any one interested in folktales should read this.
Riley33
Riley33 marked it as to-read
Jan 12, 2016
Elizabeth Macleod
Elizabeth Macleod marked it as to-read
Jun 17, 2015
Dave Olsher
Dave Olsher marked it as to-read
Mar 13, 2015
Adara Bryn
Adara Bryn marked it as to-read
Nov 22, 2014
Jen ƸӜƷ
Jen ƸӜƷ marked it as to-read
Nov 22, 2014
Alyssa Hashimoto
Alyssa Hashimoto marked it as to-read
Oct 19, 2014
Linus Vieira
Linus Vieira marked it as to-read
Dec 15, 2013
Marta Teixeira
Marta Teixeira rated it really liked it
Dec 14, 2013
Alexandra
Alexandra marked it as to-read
Dec 15, 2012
Tema
Tema marked it as to-read
Dec 01, 2012
Heidi Lockwood
Heidi Lockwood marked it as to-read
Oct 28, 2012
Marianne
Marianne marked it as to-read
Jun 03, 2012
Christy
Christy rated it it was amazing
Jun 02, 2012
Anna
Anna is currently reading it
Mar 04, 2012
Starr
Starr marked it as to-read
Jun 17, 2011
Kristy
Kristy marked it as to-read
Jun 01, 2011
Erin
Erin marked it as to-read
Mar 06, 2011
E DB
E DB marked it as to-read
Dec 24, 2009
رحاب
رحاب marked it as to-read
Dec 16, 2008
Megan Reichelt
Megan Reichelt marked it as to-read
Nov 03, 2007
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book