By Giorgia Grilli,Jack Zipes,Neil Gaiman
The Mary Poppins that many of us understand of today--a stern, yet candy, loveable, and reassuring British nanny--is a much cry from the nature created by way of Pamela Lyndon Travers within the 1930's. in its place, this can be the Mary Poppins reinvented by means of Disney within the eponymous motion picture. This publication sheds mild at the unique Mary Poppins,
Myth, Symbol, and which means in Mary Poppins is the single full-length research that covers the entire Mary Poppins books, exposing simply how subversive the pre-Disney Mary Poppins personality really was. Drawing very important parallels among the nature and the lifetime of her author, who labored as a governess herself, Grilli unearths the ways that Mary Poppins got here to unsettle the inflexible and rigorous principles of Victorian and Edwardian society that most governesses embodied, taught, and handed directly to their charges.
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Myth, Symbol, and Meaning in Mary Poppins (Children's Literature and Culture) by Giorgia Grilli,Jack Zipes,Neil Gaiman