Forbidden Journeys



Epub Forbidden Journeys Author Nina Auerbach Instaposter.us As These Eleven Dark And Wild Stories Demonstrate, Fairy Tales By Victorian Women Constitute A Distinct Literary Tradition, One Startlingly Subversive Of The Society That Fostered It From Anne Thackeray Ritchie S Adaptations Of The Sleeping Beauty In The Wood To Christina Rossetti S Unsettling Antifantasies In Speaking Likenesses, These Are Breathtaking Acts Of Imaginative Freedom, By Turns Amusing, Charming, And Disturbing Besides Their Social And Historical Implications, They Are Extraordinary Stories, Full Of Strange Delights For Readers Of Any Age Forbidden Journeys Is Not Only A Darkly Entertaining Book To Read For The Fantasies And Anti Fantasies Told, But Also Is A Significant Contribution To Nineteenth Century Cultural History, And Especially Feminist Studies United Press International A Service To Feminists, To Victorian Studies, To Children S Literature And To Children Beverly Lyon Clark, Women S Review Of Books These Are Stories To Laugh Over, Cheer At, Celebrate, And Wince At Forbidden Journeys Is A Welcome Reminder That Rebellion Was Still Possible, And The Editors Intelligent And Fascinating Commentary Reveals Ways In Which These Stories Defied The Victorian Patriarchy Allyson F McGill, Belles LettresForbidden Journeys

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  • Paperback
  • 380 pages
  • Forbidden Journeys
  • Nina Auerbach
  • English
  • 24 September 2017
  • 0226032043

10 thoughts on “Forbidden Journeys

  1. says:

    This a collection of fairy and fantasy tales by nineteenth century women, accompanied by an introductory essay on the genre It would be a good text for a course on gender or 19th century lit, but is also perfectly accessible for a casual reader of fairy tales.

  2. says:

    A wonderful collection, coupled with insightful commentaries by the editors on all the stories.

  3. says:

    Love this book.

  4. says:

    I bought this book because I remembered a few of the stories from my course packet for an undergraduate course on fairy tales and gender, one of my favorites The stories of Anne Thackeray Ritchie, which are fairy tales retooled as 19th century romantic comedies of manners reminiscent of Jane Austen are worth the price of admission Speaking Likenesses by Christina Rossetti, which the editors read as a nihilistic rebuke of Lewis Carol and his myopic romanticizing of female childhood, is also I bought this book because I remembered a few of the stories from my course packet for an undergraduate course on fair...

  5. says:

    Technically speaking, this is really two books a selection of short stories by Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Christina Rosetti, Mrs Molesworth, and E Nesbit and a fantasy novel reprinted in its entirety by Jean Ingellow, Mopsa the Fairy If Lewis Carroll and or George MacDonald are the only way you know Victorian children s literature, than this really is a great introduction to the wider world of it Both MacDonald and Carroll tended to idealize little girls Carroll so, and even he wasn t as Technically speaking, this is really two books a selection of short stories by Anne Thackeray Ritchie, Christina Rosetti, Mrs Molesworth, and E Nesbit and a fantasy novel reprinted in its entirety by Jean Ingellow, Mopsa the Fairy If Lewis Carroll and or George MacDonald are the only way you know Victorian children s literature, than this really is a great introduction to the wider world of it Both MacDonald and Carroll tended to idealize little girls Carroll so, and even he wasn t as guilty of it as Hans Christian Andersen , and these authors do not take that track instead they write of childhoodsgritty and realistic, even as most of the stories involve retellings of folk or fairy tales or other fantasy elements The contrast between Mopsa and Jack in Ingellow s novel perhaps shows this best as she grows up much faster than him and must take on responsibilities akin to those girls were expected to do while Jack returns from Fairyland and forgets all, goi...

  6. says:

    The essays by the editors were farengaging than the bulk of the stories A few stories were original and enchanting, but sadly, most of them were reworkings of older tales that the Victorian era writers just modernized to their society.

  7. says:

    fantastic

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