Описание: Carrying his story into the twentieth century, the author mounts an argument for freeing fairy tales from their bland contemporary forms, and reinvigorating your belief that we still can find new, powerfully transformative ways of telling these stories.
Описание: Russian rural women have been depicted as victims of oppressive patriarchy, celebrated as symbols of inherent female strength, and extolled as the original source of a great world culture. Throughout the years of collectivization, industrialization, and World War II, women played major roles in the evolution of the Russian village. But how do they see themselves? What do their stories, songs, and customs reveal about their values, desires, and motivations? Based upon nearly three decades of fieldwork, from 1983 to 2010, The Worlds of Russian Rural Women follows three generations of Russian women and shows how they alternately preserve, discard, and rework the cultural traditions of their forebears to suit changing needs and self-conceptions. In a major contribution to the study of folklore, Laura J. Olson and Svetlana Adonyeva document the ways that women s tales of traditional practices associated with marriage, childbirth, and death reflect both upholding and transgression of social norms. Their romance songs, satirical ditties, and healing and harmful magic reveal the complexity of power relations in the Russian villages."
Описание: The language and linguistic organization of a dozen versions, old and new, of the "Little Red Riding Hood" story are analysed using a variety of theoretical approaches to uncover the contribution of fairy tales to the discourse of gender relations over time.
Описание: Orality has been central to the transmission of Sephardic customs, wisdom, and values for centuries. This is a selection of 54 folktales from Matilda Koen-Sarano`s collection of stories recorded in Ladino (Judeo-Spanish) and translated by Reginetta Haboucha into fluent and idiomatic English that preserves the flavour and oral nuances of each text.
Studying the nature of symbol in Coleridge's work, Father Barth shows that it is central to Coleridge's intellectual endeavor in poetry and criticism as well as in philosophy and theology. He finds symbol to be an essentially religious reality for Coleridge, one that partakes of the nature of a sacrament, especially sacrament as an encounter between material and spiritual reality.
Father Barth notes that eighteenth-century poetry was by and large a poetry of metaphor rather than of symbol, a poetry of reference rather than of encounter. In close readings of the poetry of Wordsworth and Coleridge, he shows how they practiced and developed the poetry of symbol. Finally, analyzing the symbolic imagination, the author concludes that it is a phenomenon profoundly linked with the experience of Romanticism itself and with a fundamental change in religious sensibility.
Originally published in 1977.
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Автор: Langbauer Laurie Название: Juvenile Tradition ISBN: 0198739206 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780198739203 Издательство: Oxford Academ Рейтинг: Цена: 6245 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Juvenile Tradition recovers the late-eighteenth and early-nineteenth-century juvenile tradition. Drawing on the history of childhood and child studies, along with reception study and audience history to recasts literary history.
Описание: By setting epinician in dialogue with the colorful stories about athletes that circulated in the same period, The Poetics of Victory in the Greek West offers a new and compelling account of the Deinomenids` self-promotion and of the complex communities within and around the Deinomenid empire.
Автор: Dallmayr F & Devy G Название: Between Tradition and Modernity ISBN: 076199243X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780761992431 Издательство: Sage Publications Цена: 3101 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Stevenson s fiction is evaluated in the light of the significant Romantic traditions that have influenced the novel and the romance. Stevenson is also considered as a serious writer and compared with Joseph Conrad, Mark Twain, and other major writers of the period.
Originally published in 1966.
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