Fairy Tale Films
by Pauline Greenhill, Sidney Eve Matrix
Publisher: Utah State University Press 2010
Number of pages: 279
Here, scholars from film, folklore, and cultural studies move discussion beyond the well-known Disney movies to the many other filmic adaptations of fairy tales and to the widespread use of fairy tale tropes, themes, and motifs in cinema.
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