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The Fairest of Them All

Snow White and 21 Tales of Mothers and Daughters

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$27.95 • £22.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674238602

Publication Date: 04/07/2020

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240 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

4 photos, 25 color photos

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • Introduction
    • Disney’s Charismatic Queen
    • “Snow White” and the Origins of Fairy Tales
    • The Persecuted Heroine of the Brothers Grimm
    • Red, White, Black
    • Bob Clampett’s Coal Black and de Sebben Dwarfs
    • Snow White and the Culture of Distraction: Disney Envy in Russia and Germany
    • “Snow White” versus “The Beautiful Girl”
    • The Mirror and the Coffin
    • Beauty, Aging, and Death
    • Dark Magic, Transformation, and the Mythical Imagination
    • Our Collective Fictions
    • How “Snow White” Connects Us to the Dark Side of the Mother–Daughter Bond
    • For the Reader
    • Notes to the Introduction
  • Little Snow White
  • The Young Slave
  • The Death of the Seven Dwarfs
  • Maroula and the Mother of Eros
  • The Enchanted Stockings
  • Princess Aubergine
  • Snow-White-Fire-Red
  • The Magic Slippers
  • The World’s Most Beautiful Woman
  • Silver-tree and Gold-tree
  • King Peacock
  • The Beautiful Daughter
  • The Mirror of Matsuyama
  • The Girl and the Dog
  • The Unnatural Mother and the Girl with a Star on Her Forehead
  • The Hunter and His Sister
  • The Witch’s Daughter
  • Nourie Hadig
  • Blanca Rosa and the Forty Thieves
  • The Wonder Child
  • The Jealous Mother
  • Bibliography
  • Credits

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