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Cold vision : inspired by "The Snow Queen"

Lyons, Sara Jane

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Exegesis. The exegesis argues that contemporary women writers continue to find inspiration in the fairy tale, drawing on its form, themes, characters, symbolism and motifs to tell new stories. In particular, the exegesis claims that writers turn to the fairy tale for three broad purposes, two of which are contradictory, thereby suggesting the elasticity of the fairy tale as a structure. Firstly, fairy tales are used normatively, as a means of providing a structure that preserves traditional...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (PhD)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/156294
DOI: 10.25911/5d514356cdce0

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