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Alternative renditions

Addison, A, Bates, A, Bush, D, England, S, Howarth, K, Kneil, L, Lewis, L, Smith, LJ, Stace, L, Symes, A, Tuffield , L and Wood, K 2009, Alternative renditions , Bridge House , Manchester .

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Abstract

Have you ever wondered why the Emperor was daft enough to go out in the nude? Or exactly why the ugly sis-ters were so mean to Cinderella? Or how a stepmother could be so cruel to her husband’s children? Or maybe your wonder how a modern day Rapun-zel, Snow White or Goldilocks might turn out? Have you ever thought how onlookers may have seen it all? Maybe the nosy neighbour who really only meant well? And what was she like, the Little Mermaid’s doting grandmother who only wanted the best for her dear granddaughter? Aren’t these stories universal anyway, and doesn’t every culture have their own version of them? We hope you will find the answers to all of these questions in this collection of well-crafted stories. We hope that we have given you food for thought in our tales. Our aim is invite you to take a side-long glance at the oh-so-familiar fairy-tales and maybe you’ll find a new level of meaning in them that way. There are after all two sides – or more – to every story. Enjoy!

Item Type: Book
Editors: James, Gill
Themes: Subjects / Themes > P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Memory, Text and Place
Schools: Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences > Centre for English Literature and Language
Colleges and Schools > College of Arts & Social Sciences > School of Humanities, Languages & Social Sciences
Publisher: Bridge House
Refereed: No
ISBN: 978095571031
Depositing User: G James
Date Deposited: 03 Nov 2010 09:57
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2013 17:37
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/11428

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