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New (Old) Fairy Tales for New Children

Clark, Sherryl (2017) New (Old) Fairy Tales for New Children. PhD thesis, Victoria University.

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The creative thesis 'New (Old) Fairy Tales for New Children‘ makes a contribution to the field of creative writing research. It comprises creative work in the form of four fairy tales and a novel for upper primary/early high school readers (70%) and a short exegesis (30%). The creative work uses key fairy tale elements to tell new stories for contemporary children. The four fairy tales are intended to sit within the Western European tradition, drawing on the repetitions, cadence and storytelling voice of the tales collected by the Brothers Grimm.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
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Uncontrolled Keywords: children's literature, children's stories, junior fiction, juvenile fiction, novels, fantasy writing, creative process, unconscious, psychology, resonance, cadence, endurance of traditional tales, Jack Zipes, Susan Cooper, fairy tale scholarship, Bruno Bettelheim, The wolf and the boy, The handkerchief of tears, The girl and the ancient trees, The tattered coat, Red magic
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1904 Performing Arts and Creative Writing
FOR Classification > 2005 Literary Studies
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > College of Arts and Education
Depositing User: VU Library
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2018 00:20
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2018 00:20
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/36015
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