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Koh, Wilon: "“Put Not Your Trust in Princes”. Fables and the Problematisation of Everyday Life." In: Nebula 6.2 (2009), S. 142–155 (<http://www.nobleworld.biz/images/Koh.pdf>). 
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Resource type: Web Article
Languages: English
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BibTeX citation key: Koh2009
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Keywords: "Fables", Adaptation, Bachtin. Michail M., Buckingham. Mark, Disney comics, Fairy tale, Germany, Grimm. Bros., Intertextuality, Parody, USA, Willingham. Bill
Creators: Koh
Collection: Nebula
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Abstract
DC Comics’s Fables is a postmodern pop culture pastiche which involves both the extraordinary vision of fairytales and a carnivalesque counter-cultural subversion of Disney-inflected norms. Accordingly, this paper explores the ways in which Fables’s narratives and semiotics reveal everyday life to be a construct normalised by its subjects. Issues such as intertextual dialogue, carnival, active audiences, and the neo-Victorian prosocial diadecism of the fairytale genre are discussed.
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