<b>Curiouser & Curiouser</b>: Shaping the Shape of the Future: Contemporary Retellings of Folk and Fairy Tales for Young Adults and the Acculturated Reader

  • Evelyn Perry Framingham State College


This article introduces a series of examinations of contemporary retellings of traditional folktales, with particular focus on the work of Robin McKinley.

Author Biography

Evelyn Perry, Framingham State College
David Beagley is Lecturer in Children's Literature and Literacy at La Trobe University's Bendigo campus, Victoria, Australia, where he teaches units in Genres, History, Australian and Post-colonial children's literature. He has previously taught in secondary schools, and has been a school and university librarian.