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Abbenhuis, Maartje

War, Myths, and Fairy Tales

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Tales of War and Wonder—Reflecting on War, Myths, and Fairy Tales and the Breadcrumb Trails Between
Sara Buttsworth, Maartje Abbenhuis

2. And They Lived Happily Ever After? The Fable as Search for Meaning in Holocaust Cinema
Giacomo Lichtner

3. “The Boy with the Bread”: Consuming Hansel and Gretel in the Twenty-First Century
Sara Buttsworth

4. Abelardo Díaz Alfaro’s Tales: The Tragicomedy of the Dawn of US Intervention in Puerto Rico
Dannelle Gutarra

5. Once Upon a Nation: Fables and Fairy Tales in Canadian Plays About War
Lindsay Thistle

6. Flying Home: Aestheticizing and Americanizing Experiences of Exile and Migration in the Second World War as Fairy Tales of Return and Restoration
JoAnn Conrad

7. Child Soldiers in Medieval(esque) Cinema
Peter Burkholder, David Rosen

8. “A Trap of Our Own Making”: Mark Twain and the Mechanized Warfare of King Arthur’s Court
Paul E. Blom

9. “Life Was a State in Which a War Was On”: A.S. Byatt’s Portrayal of War and Norse Mythology in Ragnarok: The End of the Gods

Charlotte Beyer

10. War and the Ruby Tree. The Motif of the Unborn Generations in Jewish Women’s Story-Telling
Simon Heywood, Shonaleigh Cumbers

Keywords: Literature, Literature, general, Cultural Studies, Cultural History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789811026843
Printed ISBN
978-981-10-2683-6

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