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Transforming Tales

Author: Rob Parkinson

Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

ISBN: 9781843109747

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 336

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This book reveals the true impact of stories on our lives and how stories can create feelings of hope, take away psychological distress and even stimulate the immune system. It contains over 90 short stories, and allows readers to understand the patterns storytellers use to captivate attention and how truths are often encapsulated in stories.
Transforming Tales
Language: en
Pages: 270
Authors: Miranda Griffin
Categories: French literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Transforming Tales examines the idea of bodily transformation in French literature composed between the twelfth and the fifteenth centuries. Focusing on well-known stories (Narcissus and Echo; Pygmalion and his statue) and figures (Merlin, the werewolf), the book approaches a number of canonical texts in ways which will be accessible and
Transforming Tales
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Rob Parkinson
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book reveals the true impact of stories on our lives and how stories can create feelings of hope, take away psychological distress and even stimulate the immune system. It contains over 90 short stories, and allows readers to understand the patterns storytellers use to captivate attention and how truths
Arts Approaches to Conflict
Language: en
Pages: 389
Authors: Marian Liebmann
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Arts Approaches to Conflict explores how various arts approaches can both raise our understanding of conflict and lead to its constructive resolution. Practitioners and experts from a wide range of art forms examine their own fields as approaches to conflict. It is fascinating and eye-opening reading for students and practitioners.
Transforming Tales
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Miranda Griffin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-27 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Transforming Tales argues that the study of transformation is crucial for understanding a wide range of canonical work in medieval French literature. From the lais and Arthurian romances of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries, through the Roman de la Rose and its widespread influence, to the fourteenth-century Ovide moralisé and
Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Jack Zipes
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-02-07 - Publisher: Routledge

The fairy tale is arguably one of the most important cultural and social influences on children's lives. But until the first publication of Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion, little attention had been paid to the ways in which the writers and collectors of tales used traditional forms and