Fairy Tale and Film

Old Tales with a New Spin

  • Sue Short

About this book


Sue Short examines how fairy tale tropes have been reworked in contemporary film, identifying familiar themes in a range of genres – including rom coms, crime films and horror – and noting key similarities and differences between the source narratives and their offspring.


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Authors and affiliations

  • Sue Short
    • 1
  1. 1.Birkbeck CollegeUniversity of LondonUK

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