Rabih Alameddine, Kim Addonizio, and Kellie Wells: Fairy-Tales in the 21st Century

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DOI:

https://doi.org/10.1344/Lectora2021.27.13

Paraules clau:

revisions, fairy tales, feminism, patriarchy

Resum

The main aim of this study is to explore if and, if so, how Rabih Alameddine, Kim Addonizio, and Kellie Wells have managed to sustain, replicate, disregard, or redefine the patriarchal ideology customarily associated to gender issues within the fairy-tale tradition. What is really striking is that, several decades after the revisionist project undertaken by the "Angela Carter generation", these new voices experimenting with the field of fairy tales still feel the need to revisit the same mythemes and fight against the same ideology and values that pervaded twentieth- century retellings of fairy tales. The subversive potential of the fairy tale retellings seems to have been surpassed by the powerful agenda of a patriarchal social system, which, despite the social, psychological, and political changes, still retains its status quo.

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2021-10-27

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Ortells Montón, E. (2021). Rabih Alameddine, Kim Addonizio, and Kellie Wells: Fairy-Tales in the 21st Century. Lectora: Revista De Dones I Textualitat, (27), 259–273. https://doi.org/10.1344/Lectora2021.27.13