“The postmodern revision of the fairy tale”
The course will start with an assessment of the concept of tradition and its revision in the postmodern period. In particular the course will be centred on the fairy tale and its re-reading by Angela Carter, Antonia Byatt and Emma Donoghue. The lessons will be in English.
A.CARTER, The Bloody Chamber (1979)
A.S.BYATT, The Djinn in the Nigthingale's Eye (1998)
EMMA DONOGHUE, Kissing the Witch (1997)
T.S.ELIOT, “Tradition and Individual Talent.”
H.BLOOM, The Anxiety of Influence, OUP, 1997.
V. PISANTY, Leggere la fiaba, Milano, Strumenti Bompiani , 1993
C. BACCHILEGA, Postmodern Fairy Tales: Gender and Narrative Strategies, Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1997
It will be an oral discussion on all the texts in the program
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