Table of contents
1. Introduction: Fairy Tale Films, Old Tales with a New Spin
2. Finding Love and Fulfilling Dreams: Aspiring Underdogs and Humbled Heroines
3. Curses, Wishes and Amazing Transformations: Male Maturation Tales
4. Wealth through Stealth: Evening the Odds,…
…X-Rays, quantum mechanics, and relativity theory had followed electricity and radium. Here we read how, with reality seemingly altered, hope seemed limitless.
Lienhard blends these forces with his childhood in the brave new world. The result is perceptive,…