Jack Zipes

Jack Zipes is Professor Emeritus of German and comparative literature at the University of Minnesota. In addition to his scholarly work, he is an active storyteller in public schools. Some of his recent publications include: The Brothers Grimm: From Enchanted Forests to the Modern World (rev. 2002), Hans Christian Andersen: The Misunderstood Storyteller (2005), Fairy Tales and the Art of Subversion (rev. 2006), Why Fairy Tales Stick: The Evolution and Relevance of a Genre (2006), Relentless Progress: The Reconfiguration of Children's Literature, Fairy Tales, and Storytelling (2008), The Enchanted Screen: The Unknown History of Fairy-Tale Films (2010), and The Irresistible Fairy Tale: The Cultural and Social History of a Genre (2012). He has also edited The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales (2000) and The Great Fairy Tale Tradition (2001).


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Into the Woods Again and Again: The Profound Legacy of Grimms’ Fairy Tales
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