Little Red Riding Hood Uncloaked

Little Red Riding Hood Uncloaked

Author: Catherine Orenstein

Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)

ISBN: 0465041264

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 289

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Reveals the intricate sexual politics, moral ambiguities, and philosophical underpinnings of the folktale, tracing its history from the court of Louis XIV to its applications in modern marketing, and showing how it has served as a measure of social and sexual mores for women. 25,000 first printing.
Little Red Riding Hood Uncloaked
Language: en
Pages: 289
Authors: Catherine Orenstein
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-07 - Publisher: Basic Books (AZ)

Reveals the intricate sexual politics, moral ambiguities, and philosophical underpinnings of the folktale, tracing its history from the court of Louis XIV to its applications in modern marketing, and showing how it has served as a measure of social and sexual mores for women. 25,000 first printing.
Encyclopedia of Rape
Language: en
Pages: 301
Authors: Merril D. Smith
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

Examines sexual violence throughout history in the United States and around the world, and covers infamous rape cases, date-rape drugs, and victims' rights.
Buffy in the Classroom
Language: en
Pages: 231
Authors: Jodie A. Kreider, Meghan K. Winchell
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-10 - Publisher: McFarland

This book combines the academic and practical aspects of teaching by exploring the ways in which Buffy the Vampire Slayer is taught, internationally, through both interdisciplinary and discipline-based approaches. Essays describe how Buffy can be used to explain—and encourage further discussion of—television’s narrative complexity, archetypal characters, morality, feminism, identity, ethics,
The Middle Ages in Popular Culture: Medievalism and Genre
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Helen Young
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-08 - Publisher: Cambria Press

This fascinating study places multiple genres in dialogue and considers both medievalism and genre to be frameworks from which meaning can be produced. It explores works from a wide range of genres-children's and young adult, historical, cyberpunk, fantasy, science fiction, romance, and crime-and across multiple media-fiction, film, television, video games,
Revisioning Red Riding Hood around the World
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Sandra L. Beckett
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-01 - Publisher: Wayne State University Press

Across various time periods, audiences, aesthetics, and cultural landscapes, Little Red Riding Hood is a universal icon, and her story is one of the world's most retold tales. In Revisioning Red Riding Hood Around the World: An Anthology of International Retellings, Sandra L. Beckett presents over fifty notable modern retellings,