By Jack Zipes, Pauline Greenhill, Kendra Magnus-Johnston
The fairy story has develop into one of many dominant cultural varieties and genres across the world, thank you largely to its many manifestations on monitor. but the heritage and relevance of the fairy-tale movie have mostly been missed. during this follow-up to Jack Zipes’s award-winning ebook The Enchanted Screen (2011), Fairy-Tale movies past Disney offers the 1st book-length multinational, multidisciplinary exploration of fairy-tale cinema. Bringing jointly twenty-three of the world’s best fairy-tale students to research the large scope of those movies, Zipes and co-workers Pauline Greenhill and Kendra Magnus-Johnston current views on movie from every little thing of the globe, from Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away, to Jan Švankmajer’s Alice, to the transnational diversifications of 1001 Nights and Hans Christian Andersen.
Contributors discover filmic traditions in every one quarter not just from their diversified cultural backgrounds, yet from a number educational fields, together with legal justice stories, schooling, movie experiences, folkloristics, gender reports, and literary stories. Fairy-Tale movies past Disney offers readers a chance to discover the intersections, disparities, ancient and nationwide contexts of its topic, and to extra enjoy what has develop into an undeniably international phenomenon.