|Tuesday||8:30 AM - 10:10 AM||lesson||Lecture Hall T.10|
|Thursday||8:30 AM - 10:10 AM||lesson||Lecture Hall T.10|
The course intends to start with the definition of the concept of tradition and its revision in the postmodern period. It will then proceed to discuss about the history of the birth and evolution of classical fairy tales: it will finally analyse a series of collections of fairy tales and of novels centred, openly or secretely, on the revision of classical fairy tales.
PROF. DANIELA CARPI , ORE 36, 9CFU
“FAIRY TALES IN THE POSTMODERN WORLD: From Novel to Film”
A.S.BYATT, The Djinn in the Nigthingale's Eye (1998)
EMMA DONOGHUE, Kissing the Witch (1997)
TANITH LEE, White as Snow (2000)
SHERI S.TEPPER, Beauty (1992)
KATE MORTON, The Forgotten Garden (2008)
Maleficent, Robert Stromberg, 2014
Into the Woods, Rob Marshall, 2014
B) CRITICAL TEXTS:
T.S.ELIOT, “Tradition and Individual Talent.”
STEPHEN BENSON ed., Contemporary Fiction and the Fairy Tale, Wayne State University Press, 2008.
DANIELA CARPI, Fairy Tales in the Postmodern World. No Tales for Children, Winter, Heidelberg, 2016
The lessons will be in English. The exam will be an oral discussion in English on the various texts of the course (part A), and on the critical- theoretical texts of part B.
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