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Published: 01 November 2015

704 Pages | 60 b&w illustrations

9.2 x 6.0 inches

ISBN: 9780199689828

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The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

Second Edition

Edited by Jack Zipes

Oxford Companions

  • Over 1,000 A to Z entries on all aspects of the Western fairy tale tradition
  • Covers writers, illustrators, works, characters, countries, and related topics such as film, television, art, the oral tradition, advertising, feminism, and much more
  • Completely revised and updated
  • Over 130 entries new to this edition, including chapbook, cognitive criticism and fairy tales, Suzanne Collins, digital fairy tales, fairy tale blogs and websites, Cornelia Funke, pornography and fairy tales, Vladimir Propp, J. K. Rowling, and many more
  • Beautifully designed feature articles highlighting countries with a strong fairy tale tradition: Britain and Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, North America and Canada, Portugal, Scandinavian countries, Slavic and Baltic countries, and Spain
  • Informative and engaging introduction, setting the subject in its historical and literary context
  • Detailed bibliography has been revised and updated
  • Over 60 stunning and carefully selected black and white illustrations