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Myth and Fairy Tale in Contemporary Women's Fiction

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Myth and Fairytale in Contemporary Women's Fiction explores contemporary women's rewritings of myth and fairy tale. It examines the nature and role of myth, reviewing existing theories in an attempt to explain the ongoing potency of mythical paradigms in contemporary women's fiction despite the distorted images of gender they frequently present. To illustrate this, the boo ...more
Paperback, 208 pages
Published November 10th 2001 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published January 1st 2001)
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Astrid Yrigollen
Oh Boy. Not what I expected so its not really the authors fault. A lot of research and ALOT of opinion. Long winded opinion. Long , pontificating , opinion without paragraph breaks. I see that and it instantly sends me into snooze mode. However ,this would be a great book to open a discussion regarding womens roles in fairytales etc.
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